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Thursday, February 25 • 9:00am - Friday, March 12 • 3:00pm
Vivid Creative Writing: A Roadmap to Crafting Original Stories

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Do your students struggle to put words on the page? In this session, I'll share my step-by-step approach to get any student on the track to vivid, original creative writing. I'm a Canadian author based near Edmonton, with books in Chapters Indigo from coast to coast. I've boiled-down my writing process into a roadmap of checkpoints (available for PDF download) with a special focus on characterization, dialogue, and scene description.

Speakers
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Riley Quinn

Vivid Creative Writing
Riley Quinn is a Canadian author and musician. His Lost Boys Trilogy has seen nationwide success, having received immediate placement in Chapters Indigo stores upon release. Riley grew up in Western Canada, dividing his time between the Prairies, the Rocky Mountains, and the shores... Read More →



Thursday February 25, 2021 9:00am - Friday March 12, 2021 3:00pm MST
Pre-recorded Session