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Personal Poetry *SOLD OUT*

Sir John A. Macdonald Room Holiday Inn, Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

***SOLD OUT*** Kingston performance poet Alyssa Cooper offers this learn-by-doing performance poetry workshop. Learn how to use descriptive tools like metaphor and symbolism, and then try out performance techniques like alliteration, syncopation, rhythm, and feel how the act of performing can change the written aspect of a piece. Alyssa walks you through writing your own […]

I Love the Beautiful Strange Way You Speak to Me: Playwriting *SOLD OUT*

Sir John A. Macdonald Room Holiday Inn, Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

*SOLD OUT* Join playwright Shannon Bramer for an interactive workshop that helps you create multi-dimensional characters and extend the boundaries of your writing with experiments that might include poetry, art, dreams, and memory. Listen and learn from each other by reading your work aloud. If you like, come with one short piece to share, either […]

Words and Pix: The Graphic Novel *SOLD OUT*

Sir John A. Macdonald Room Holiday Inn, Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

*SOLD OUT* If you’re a fan of Watchmen, Scott Pilgrim, or This One Summer, take a tour of the graphic novel, guided by award-winning author David Alexander Robertson – with stops at its history, how a script evolves into a story told in pictures, and how the script you write helps in the development of the images. David shows […]

Visual Storytelling

Sir John A. Macdonald Room Holiday Inn, Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Images have the power of saying a lot with a little. In this class, educator, entrepreneur, and creative Claire Bouvier shows you the importance of light and darkness when telling a story and how to use different perspectives to emotionally connect with your audience. After a brief outdoor photography expedition, an exploratory opportunity to take photographs as […]

TWS1 – Writing You *SOLD OUT*

Junction Room

Teenswrite! Masterclass with Susan Mockler. Documenting your experiences and personal history as memoir is a complicated thing. Our identity is shaped by many things - our likes, background, family, friends, hobbies, experiences, and beliefs. Every person is unique, and we all have a story to tell. Join memoirist, author, and psychologist Susan Mockler for a […]

TWS2 – Worldbuilding *SOLD OUT*

Junction Room

Teenwrites! Masterclass with E.K. Johnston. Worldbuilding usually makes us think about epic fantasy landscapes, magic systems, or creative ways to break the laws of physics, but even contemporary books set in our world need shoring up sometimes. Learn how to take the same toolbox made famous by Tolkien and McCaffrey, and apply it to every […]

TWS3 – Positive Troublemaking 101 *SOLD OUT*

Junction Room

Are you a creative (aspiring or otherwise) who is curious about how you can apply your skills to activist, socially engaged art projects? In this master class, Leanne Prain will help you explore how to take that big project you've been dreaming out - whether you paint, sew, sing, build, weld, or rhyme - and […]

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