september, 2022

27sep(sep 27)1:00 pm15nov(nov 15)3:00 pmWriting the Unique World of YAExplore the joys and struggles of writing a novel for this unique audience as well as some current trends in the industry.

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Event Details

The Alexandra Writers Centre Society (AWCS) is running an 8-week introductory course on writing for the Young Adult market.

Writing the Unique World of YA
8 weeks, Tuesdays
1-3pm MT
Sept. 27 – Nov. 15
Instructor: Lois Donovan
This class take place in person at the AWCS, on the 4th floor of cSpace.

MEMBER PRICE $255.00
NON-MEMBER PRICE: $340.00
TICKETS & INFO

In this introduction to writing for the Young Adult market, we will explore the joys and struggles of writing a novel for this unique audience as well as some current trends in the industry. Author Lois Donovan will guide you through the basics of building an effective plot for teens, creating relatable characters and layering poignant themes into your story. This session is for anyone wishing to write a Young Adult novel or who is in the process of writing a YA novel.

This class take place in person at the AWCS, on the 4th floor of cSpace.

About the Instructor
Lois Donovan is a former teacher and the author of two historical, time-travel novels published through Ronsdale Press, Winds of L’Acadie and The Journal. Both novels are widely used in classrooms across Canada. In addition to her extensive experience teaching writing in the public-school system, Lois has presented writing workshops in many schools, writing conferences, and teachers’ conventions. Her current work, (teen contemporary) is represented by Stacey Kondla at The Rights Factory. A transplant from the east coast of Canada, Lois lives in Calgary.

Time

September 27 (Tuesday) 1:00 pm - November 15 (Tuesday) 3:00 pm

Location

Alexandra Writers Centre Society

1721-29th Avenue SW

Event Information/Tickets (link)

https://www.alexandrawriters.org/store/p139/IN_PERSON_-_Writing_the_Unique_World_of_YA.html

Organizer (Title or Organization name)

Alexandra Writers Centre Society

Organizer (Contact email)

info@alexandrawriters.org

Organizer (Contact phone number)

4032644730

Organizer (Website)

https://www.alexandrawriters.org/

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