Events

Upcoming:

Blogging 101

March 25 & 26, 2017 @ Alexandra Writers’ Centre, Calgary, AB

In this weekend intensive you will create and launch your own blog. We’ll cover everything you need to know about blogging, from chosing a topic for your blog, to planning your posts, and finding readers.
You will:
  • Narrow in on a topic for your blog
  • Create a content plan and schedule for yourself
  • Choose a theme/look for your blog
  • Learn how to find readers and keep them coming back
  • Create and launch your blog using WordPress.com
This course is open to all skill levels. We ask that you bring a laptop that can connect to the internet so you can build your site in class.
Sign up here
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Past:

Writer’s Circle: Mining Journal and Writing Notebooks for Inspiration

February 26, 2017 @ Alexandra Writers’ Centre, Calgary, AB

Many writers carry a notebook, jot down ideas on random snippets of paper or napkins, or habitually journal. But how many go back to these scrawlings later for inspiration? We’ll discuss the advantages of going back over your notes – no matter how old they are – and strategies for using them to create new material.

Writer’s Circle: Surviving and Thriving Through Rejection

March 5, 2017 @ Alexandra Writers’ Centre, Calgary, AB

It’s part of the writing life, but that doesn’t make it any easier: rejection stings. Come discuss your best and worst rejections, and strategies for moving beyond them. Or, if you’ve yet to face rejection, come hear from those of us who have!

Plan, Build and Lunch Your Author Website, @ Alexandra Writers’ Centre, Spring 2016