October 17, 2010

Aqua Books: A Workshop for Young People

Becoming the Best Writer You Can Be: A Workshop for Young People is intended for teenagers from 12-15 years of age.  Young writers are invited to take part in a fun, fast-paced session hosted by Aqua Books Writer-in-Residence Maureen Fergus. 

The workshop will be held on Saturday, October 23 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p. m.

It is limited to 12 people. 
Cost: $25 plus GST. 
Contact or 943-7555.
Bring a notebook and pen.
Come ready to write, talk and laugh. 

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Maureen Fergus is the author of funny, engaging books for young readers including Exploits of a Reluctant (But Extremely Goodlooking) Hero, Recipe for Disaster and Ortega

Her novels have been nominated for a number of awards, including Manitoba Book of the Year for Young People and the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year for Children. Her first picture book is scheduled to be published by Kids Can Press in the spring of 2012. 

Maureen works as a business professional, coaches soccer, studies karate, bakes and hangs out with her husband, 3 kids and the family dog.

Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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