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Have you dreamed of telling your story but found yourself staring at a blank page or screen? This workshop is for budding creative writers. Explore your strengths and stumbling blocks in a nurturing environment while putting pen to page. This course encourages each student to express themselves and liberate the writer within.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

Everyone has stories to tell. But what's the best way to tell them? This in-depth course is designed to help you figure that out by taking a close look at the building blocks of short fiction, from characters and dialogue, to point of view and structure. With talks, exercises, readings, workshops, and assignments, this class offers you the opportunity to gain insight into how the literary form worksand how to craft your own stories.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

Do you want to share a secret passion or a life experience? In this workshop-oriented class learn how to tell true stories, yours or others, using the techniques of literary fiction. Course includes readings, discussions, mini lectures and in-class writing exercises. Students may also bring magazine article pitches, non-fiction contest or story submissions to class to be critiqued.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

Memoir is a gift you give to yourself and others. It is a deeply personal document that only you can write. Examine the questions that confront the memoirist and discover the motivations that lie behind the desire to write a memoir. Writing will be generated though a variety of writing exercises and different organizational methods will be explored.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

Effective, creative written communication is essential for success in business and everyday life. Represent yourself and your work with great writing! Learn how to write creative letters newsletter copy, web copy, press releases, blogs, and elevator pitches. Fine-tune your business and personal correspondence, break through blocks and learn to write and self-edit with clarity, succinctness and style.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

Memoirs define our sense of identity and roots, connecting us to our past and shaping the events that make up our lives. With prompts from the instructor, the class will create stories and work together to develop them along with honing writing skills. Jump-start your creativity with spontaneous writing exercises that can be developed into finished storiesand give you an opportunity to explore your creativity. The instructor will provide helpful ways to generate new story ideas.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

This course is a lively, engaging introduction to playwriting. Learn how to construct plots, write memorable dialogue, and create believable characters, as well as how to get your plays produced. Students write scenes and read each others work aloud to see those scenes evolve, with the instructor's dramaturgical feedback. Plays by renowned playwrights are read, watched, and discussed. Students gain basic playwriting skills and a new appreciation of live theatre.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email lsifko@langara.ca for details.

This intensive screenwriting course is a great opportunity for beginning screenwriters to gain knowledge in how full-length feature film screenplays are written and structured. You are guided through the process and learn about three-act structure, character development, theme, subplots, genre, and much more.Note: This course will be delivered online via Zoom.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70374 8 eve Th Sep 16, 2021 1830-2130 Paul Jensen $352 CS-Broadway Campus (Map)

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If you yearn to tell your stories, and have a desire to write but do not know where or how to begin, this course is for you. Aimed primarily at the beginning writer, this course will also be helpful if you are a more experienced writer looking for fresh inspiration. You will explore aspects of the creative process such as idea generation, visualization, clustering, percolating, and how to work with the inner critic. A variety of techniques and writing prompts will be used to help you access deep personal stories that form the backbone of authentic writing. Using personal narrative, discover how to tell the stories you hold within, and discover the joy of hearing your inner voice sing.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70237 8 eve Th Sep 09, 2021 1800-2100 Regan D'Andrade $325 Main Campus (Map)