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Writing Workshop with Literary Agent

Writing Workshop with Literary Agent

Duration:7 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I co-founded the Meetup group "So You Want to Write a Book" with my friend and mentor, literary agent Sam Hiyate. We started hosting events for writers in January 2017 and have created a thriving community of writers in Toronto. Sam has helped countless authors launch their careers over the last 25 years as a publishing professional. Our workshop participants seem to love us, with an average…
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What we’ll do

In this one-day workshop, we’ll explore the art of the idea and take a look at the differences between non-fiction, fiction and memoir. The class will include exercises and handouts aimed at helping you narrow down your book idea and get a sense of how to tackle the process. This workshop is open to anyone who has dreamed of writing book and wants to make that dream reality. About the…

What else you should know

Bring a synopsis of your book or idea so we can talk about it. A packed lunch if you like. Pens and paper, or a laptop to take notes.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Handouts and exercises

What to bring

Paper, pens, or a laptop for taking notes.
A packed lunch or money to buy lunch
Comfortable clothes - we'll be sitting most of the day
A synopsis of your book or idea

Where you'll be

Our workshop is hosted at the Centre for Social Innovation (Spadina), a downtown Toronto co-working space for social entrepreneurs and changemakers. The workshop room is on the 4th floor, bright and spacious, and we have access to the main lounge that includes a kitchen and exposed wood and brick. There is a killer coffee shop on the main floor so you can get your writer fuel, and many restaurants to find some lunch during our break.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. As long as you have an idea and a desire to get it onto the page, you're welcome to join us!

What to bring

Paper, pens, or a laptop for taking notes.

More tips

Bring a synopsis of your book or idea so we can talk about it. A packed lunch if you like. Pens and paper, or a laptop to take notes.

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Writing Workshop with Literary Agent
New experience
£57/person
New experience
£57/person