Writers Retreat | Offsite Event | Food Event | Coffee Event | Cash bar | Included in Festival Pass
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3. Achieving Style: How to Write a Sentence *SOLD OUT*
September 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
*Individual tickets to this class are now SOLD OUT. Tickets are still available through the purchase of a Writers Retreat Package.
Editor and author John Metcalf, himself a master stylist, challenges you to stop writing sentences that are soft, polite, and easy, and to learn to write sentences with depth of meaning. Teaching you three or four basic concepts that are simple yet important, John uses sample sentences in various iterations to show how a sentence can evolve from unremarkable to profound and engages you in a discussion about how various writers handle sentence-writing, and why they do it. The proof is in the reading.
Lakeview, Delta Hotel
9:00 – 11:30 am
Advance GA $35 Senior $32 / Festival GA $40 Senior $38
FESTIVAL TICKET INFO + PRICES 2019
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Tickets can be purchased directly from the Grand Theatre Box Office online (click the ‘Buy Now’ ticket icon), in person at 218 Princess Street, or by phone (613-530-2050) until 6 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.
Ticket prices are listed as Pre-Festival (purchased by 6 pm on Tuesday, September 24), and Festival (all tickets purchased once the Festival has begun):
Regular Onstage and Festival Field Trip events
General Admission $20 Adv/$22 Fest; Senior $18 Pre/$20 Fest; Student $5 Pre/ $8 Fest
Writers Retreat Classes General Admission $35 Pre/$40 Fest; Senior $32 Pre/$38 Fest
Robertson Davies Dinner, Book Lovers’ Lunch and The Long Table General Admission $45; Senior $40
Literary Pub (S)crawl General Admission $40 (includes 3 beverages; $27 (event only)
BUY 5 and SAVE – available for regular events OR Writers Retreat classes! Add EITHER 5 regular onstage OR 5 Writers Retreat tickets to your cart, change the price point to 5 AND SAVE and the discount will automatically be applied.
OFFSEASON EVENTS: View event description carefully for details on price, advance sale cut-offs, and venue.
FEES: All ticket prices include HST. Please be advised that the Grand Theatre Box Office will add a handling fee of $3.80/ticket.
TICKET PICK-UP: Any tickets that are not picked up at the Grand Theatre before 12 pm on Wednesday, September 25th will be brought to the onsite box office at the Holiday Inn. You may pick up your tickets at the Holiday Inn at any time during onsite box office hours (30 minutes before the first onsite event of the day til 15 minutes after the last event of the day).
During the festival, tickets are ONLY available onsite from the Festival Box Office on the main floor of the Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront.
EXCHANGES and REFUNDS: We do not offer exchanges or refunds on tickets (except when an event is cancelled), so please plan before you buy. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of KWF staff.
PHOTOGRAPHS: No flash photography, video recorders or tape recorders, please.