Gearing Up For the York Writers Conference: With Richard Scarsbrook

Introducing Richard Scarsbrook

Does your creativity need a boot in the pants? At the York Writer’s Conference, join Richard Scarsbrook for “Creative Writing Kick-Start.” This workshop will help you get rid of writer’s block and discover new story ideas. Dive deep. Turn those ideas, feelings, experiences, and reflections into great stories. During this workshop, participants will use fun writing cues and prompts. You can expect to leave with the beginnings of up to a dozen new stories!

Richard Scarsbrook is the award-winning author of nine books: Rockets Versus Gravity, The Indifference League, Destiny’s Telescope (adult fiction), Cheeseburger Subversive, Featherless Bipeds, The Monkeyface Chronicles, Nothing Man and The Purple Zero (young adult fiction), Six Weeks, and Apocalypse One Hundred (poetry). He has also published nearly one hundred short stories and poems. Richard won the 2011 White Pine Award for Canadian young adult books, and his books have been finalists for the CLA YA Book of the Year, The Stellar book Prize, and the ReLit Award. Richard teaches creative writing at The Humber School for Writers and George Brown College. He has been the Writer-in-Residence at several institutions.

You can find Richard at his website,, or follow Richard on Twitter @richscarsbrook

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When Loni isn't reading other people's words or running around after her two young children, she spends time writing stories of her own. She finds inspiration in the little things, but also in momentous events. Loni currently resides in York Region. Twitter: @LoniStorm Instagram: loni_storm Facebook: @LoniCameronWriter

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