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Memoir writing 101 Nov. 28

Memoir writing 101 Nov. 28

  This workshop appeals to a variety of interests. For example: seniors who wish to write vignettes for their children and grandchildren; people who are journaling; volunteers from museums, libraries, or different community organizations who are writing newsletters or booklets; freelance writers who are interested in writing stories or essays for pay; scrapbookers who would […]

Travel Writing Workshop–Moncton NB Sept. 27th

Travel Writing Workshop–Moncton NB Sept. 27th

Heading to the zoo! How about you? Seriously, I’m giving a Travel Writing Workshop at the Magnetic Hill  Zoo (Education Centre) on Saturday, Sept. 27. Participants can expect to be immersed into the world of travel writing. The workshop includes: an overview of opportunities, exercises to set practical goals, market information, how to break into travel […]

Reinventing yourself as a freelancer

Reinventing yourself as a freelancer

Join me for a roll-up-your-sleeves kind of day to figure out where you want to take your freelance business, and how you are going to get there–in both the periodical/online world, the corporate world, and other worlds where you can capitalize on your interests and expertise. Time will also be spent on the business end […]

WORKSHOP IN PEI: Getting Freelance Savvy

WORKSHOP IN PEI: Getting Freelance Savvy

  Saturday, October 26, Haviland Club in Charlottetown, PEI. This workshop is suitable for both newly-minted freelance writers and seasoned journalists who want to expand their portfolio. Aside from exploring magazine and corporate writing opportunities, participants will also pick up tips on managing the business end of things from how to negotiate and figure out what your time is […]

Making your memories work for you

Making your memories work for you

Heading to PEI this summer and will be delivering a MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP on Saturday, August 3rd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE: Argyle Shore Community Hall (7654 Route 19 – between the TransCanada Highway and the Bonshaw Road, about 25 min. from Charlottetown). Fee: $90 Want more information? Workshop outline? Email me at s.phinney@ns.sympatico.ca

Wanna be a travel writer?

Wanna be a travel writer?

Woohoo! I’ll  soon be doing one of my favourite things (delivering a travel writing workshop) in one of my favourite places (Fredericton NB). The workshop will be on April 28, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at “The Station” on York Street. Here’s a quick recap of the focus and workshop outline. Pass the word […]

Freelance writing workshops

Freelance writing workshops

Thought I’d post a note here about my next two freelance workshops. Saturday October 1, in Halifax, NS Saturday November 5, in Saint John, NB These are full day workshops. The one in Halifax will focus on freelance opportunities for various venues (corporate world, business writing, writing for magazines and trade journals etc.) The Saint […]