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December 30, 2010

Aqua Books: Writer Workshop Series

Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street (between Graham & Portage), is presenting an Emerging Writer Workshop Series.

Cost: $30 or $100 for all 4 workshops 
(MEA members pay $25). 
Contact kelly@aquabooks.ca or 
943-7555 to register. 


Copy Editing with David Jón Fuller
Saturday, January 8, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Whether you're working on a rewrite, polishing a manuscript for submission, or sending an article on deadline, this workshop will teach you how to clean up your prose. 
This workshop is presented in partnership with the Manitoba Editors' Association.

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The following workshops are presented in partnership with the The Writers' Collective of Manitoba:

Writing Dialogue with David Jón Fuller
Saturday, January 15, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

It's a lot more than just He said/She said.  Dialogue can make or break a scene or story. 

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Writing for Newspapers with David Jón Fuller
Saturday, January 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Deadline. That's the first thing you need to know, because if you blow that, you're finished. 

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Performing Your Work with David Jón Fuller
Saturday, January 29, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Note: This workshop is limited to 12 people. 

Learn how to get past stage fright and concentrate on what really matters: letting an audience enjoy your work.

Participants must bring a sample of their own writing (up to 250 words for prose, 30 lines for poetry) which they will read out loud as a part of the workshop. 


David Jón Fuller, Aqua Books Emerging Writer-in-Residence for January, has proofread and copy edited books on a wide array of subjects, from lesbian feminist drama to pre-Y2K mania to Aboriginal cultural stereotypes. 
In the late ’80s, he earned an honours degree in theatre.
He currently works as a copy editor for the Winnipeg Free Press.

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