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Be a Video Poem Maker! Teen Writing and Film Project Registration

This winter, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta, in collaboration with celebrated filmmaker Shawn Tse and nationally-recognized spoken word artist Brandon Wint, will launch Be a Video Poem Maker! The program aims to help teens learn to write and speak poems, and turn those poems into captivating videos. Teens will be provided with and trained to […]

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WGA Welcomes WHY Program Coordinator Shawn Tse

The WGA is pleased to welcome Shawn Tse as the Program Coordinator for our Writers Hub for Youth (WHY). WHY is a pilot project designed to be an online creative writing community for youth ages 13-25. Shawn will be working alongside the WGA Youth Committee to provide a series of writing related and entertaining videos and […]

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Writing to Understand Yourself

By Stuart Gardner Writing for me has always been a somewhat selfish venture. Basically, as soon as I was introduced to creative writing I saw its potential as a therapeutic outlet for all kinds of emotion. Writing became my way of working through difficult situations. For whatever reason, it’s much easier to understand things happening […]

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Write Your Own Way

By Kala Godin My name is Kala Godin. I write because I have stories to tell. I can think up fantastical realms or creepy creatures and I want to share these with people. I also write a ton of poetry. People tell me that it “makes them think,” and that’s exactly what I want to […]

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