It’s springtime and ideas are blooming – and characters, as always, are emerging, evolving, and coming to life in our stories.
Want to dig a little deeper? Register now!
Word Feast is thrilled to offer a fiction writing workshop with award-winning short fiction writer David Huebert, offering writers a fresh perspective on the power of “character” in their work.
This hands-on fiction writing workshop will explore the craft of character building as an alternative to the conflict-driven model of fiction writing.
The workshop will consist of a theoretical overview, creative exercises, and a gift bag of tricks. Bring your favourite bag and/or special items you like to carry.
Required Reading: The Carrier Bag Theory of Character by Ursula K. Leguin (link to text will be provided to registrants).
When: May 7, 2021 – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Live on Zoom – register to receive the link
Cost: $25, payable by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, or email to make alternate payment arrangements.
The 2020-2021 Writer-in Residence at The University of New Brunswick, David Huebert’s fiction was the winner of the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize, a finalist for the 2020 Journey Prize, and a National Magazine Award nominee in 2018 and 2019. His fiction debut, Peninsula Sinking, won a Dartmouth Book Award and was runner-up for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. A new story collection, Chemical Valley, will be published by Biblioasis in fall 2021.