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Copy Editing 101 — Members Only Workshop with Erika MacNeil

Taylor Funeral Home Newmarket 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

This workshop provides hands-on experience doing copy edit on a potential manuscript submission. Participants will bring in 3-5 pieces that are ready for editing. The workshop leader will demonstrate copy edit on their own work using an LCD projector and Google Docs. Writers will bring their own laptops and are invited to have their work projected on the screen to be edited collaboratively with the group. We will examine submission guidelines and formatting options.

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The Living Library- an A.M.A. (Ask Me Anything) Event

Newmarket Lions Hall & Community Centre 200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, Ontario

Ever get stuck with an  plot, character or industry question and suddenly find yourself lost in “research” online even more confused or overwhelmed by the volume of “helpful” information out there? What if you could talk to someone? Ask them those burning questions and find the guidance you were really looking for?

The WCYR has gathered together 6 local writers and industry professionals who will speak about their experience in a round-robin format, to answer those burning questions. In 15 minute intervals, participants will rotate around the room visiting each professional for a mini-group session. No more than 5 participants will visit during each interval

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Find Your Voice — Members Only Workshop with Erika MacNeil

Taylor Funeral Home Newmarket 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

You asked for it, you got it! WCYR is offering this special members-only workshop in real life at Taylor's in Newmarket facilitated by WCYR's own, Erika MacNeil. This interactive workshop is designed for writers who wish to develop their public speaking and oratory skills in order to bring dynamic and expressive value to their writing when reading it aloud.

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The Image/Moment with Sue Reynolds- Members Only Event

Taylor Funeral Home Newmarket 524 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

The Image/Moment is a sure-fire technique to calibrate readerly anxiety and tension in fiction, creative non-fiction or even poetry. The Image Moment (a single element of Jack Grapes’ METHOD WRITING) is a stunningly effective and reliable way to manage the pacing of psychological tension for your reader. Experiment with and experience the effects of this incredible technique in this 2 hour workshop.

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