An online summer creative writing residency for youth aged 11-19 July 19 – 24 (ages 11-19), $250OnlineRegistration for Circuit Tree 2020 is now closed. The first ten registrations or referrals to a friend who hasn’t attended our summer camp in a previous year will receive a free t-shirt. From the creative minds that brought you […]
Date: March 20-22, 2020 Place: Nestor Lodge, Kamp Kiwanis in Bragg CreekAges: The retreat is for young writers ages 12-19. Cost: $215 (Price includes meals – Friday dinner to lunch on Sunday, overnight accommodations, classes and evening activities.) Drink the Wild Air 2020 has been cancelled. A Message from Colin Matty Dear Friends of WordsWorth, The best of the season to one and all! This […]
WordsWorth 2018: The Grand Investigation July 15 – 20, 2018 – Week 1 – Ages 11-14, $550 July 22 – 27, 2018 – Week 2 – Ages 15-19, $550 July 29 – August 3, 2018 – Week 3 – Ages 14-19, $550 Two-Week Option (ages 14 – 19): July 22 – August 3, 2018: $1035 T-shirt: $20 Anthology: $10 […]
We finish our series on the Minutia of Writing by talking about that which is at the heart of all writing advice: good word choice.
I AM… (#2) An intimate look into the life and work of emerging writers in Alberta. Featuring: Bryce Paradis
WordsWorth is a week-long sleepover creative writing residency for young writers who believe in the power of words. Writers will be completely immersed in the creative and diverse world of writing. Guided by established and respected artist-instructors, writers will experience writing through fiction, poetry, spoken word, music, drama, film making, monologue and nonfiction. But […]
Today we introduce the next series of our vlog: The Minutia of Writing. For the next few episodes we’ll be talking about the smallest and most basic concepts of writing as thoroughly as possible.
Tonight we talk about the special relationship shared between creators and their audience, where the audience gives you a break every once in a while but only if they feel like you deserve it.
Tonight we start our first in our videos about tools for writers. We start with the concept of Chekov’s Gun, which is about choosing your details carefully and purposefully.
Welcome to Young Writer’s Week from the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. Every day this week we’ll be releasing a video about a new, non-traditional form of storytelling, starting this week with one of the newest creations: Video Games.