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Introduction to Creative Writing (Online Course)

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Have you always dreamed of being a writer but haven't been sure how or where to begin?

Explore your creativity in this course! Learn the essentials of prose and poetry writing and learn how to build on the basics and find your own unique creative voice. Whether you want to write for yourself, your close friends and family, or you aspire to turn writing into a career, this course will serve as an entry point into your creative potential.

Through a series of writing workshops, reading exercises, and open dialogue with the instructor and other classmates, students will expand their idea of what is possible on the page. Each student will receive extensive feedback on their work, and learn how to think critically about writing from both a creative and a technical standpoint.

Writers of all experience levels are welcome!

No materials required.

Course details

Fall 2022

Dates/Times: Mondays, Sept. 26 to Dec. 5, 2022 (10 weeks - no class Oct. 10)
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Online
Save 15% if you register before Sept. 12, 2022
Price: $175 (+ HST)
Instructor: Jenna Lyn Albert

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About the instructor

Jenna Lyn Albert is the author of Bec & Call (Nightwood Editions, 2018), which won the New Brunswick Book Award’s Fiddlehead Poetry Prize. Currently residing on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik people, Albert recently served a 2-year term as Fredericton’s poet laureate from 2019-2020, cohosts the elm & ampersand poetry podcast with Rebecca Salazar, and is a member of The Fiddlehead’s editorial board.

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