Embrace Your Story – workshop

EMBRACE YOUR STORY  Enter the World of Memoir

CVWS Member Marie Maccagno is facilitating the following workshop:

Four Tuesday afternoons, beginning January 15, 2019 and ending February 5, 2019
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. PST
Location: Nourish Wellness, Comox, BC – Unit C (upstairs) 1822 Comox Avenue
Cost: $90 for the session; deposit of $30 to reserve your spot.

Class size limited to 10 people; waiting list will be created.

To register, contact maccagno.marie@gmail.com

Summer workshops at McLoughlin Gardens – July 2018

McLoughlin Gardens residence

McLoughlin Gardens residence







Summer workshops:

Writing with Michelle Mulder

Are you keen to try your hand at writing for children? Join children’s book author Michelle Mulder for an afternoon workshop. This will be an opportunity to get your story underway by discovering the character who wants to tell it.

Wednesday, July 18th – “Whose Story is it Anyway?”
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m. Registration: $40
Location: The Courtenay Museum

For registration information, please contact Christine, by phone at 250-218-5729 or by e-mail at chrisda@shaw.ca. Or visit the McLoughlin Gardens Society website and scroll down for information about Michelle’s workshop.

Arleen Pare

Creativity with Arleen Paré

Saturday, August 18th – “The Habit of Art”
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration: $60
Location: Directions sent to registrants.

For registration information, please contact Christine, by phone at 250-218-5729 or by e-mail at chrisda@shaw.ca. You can also register by visiting the McLoughlin Gardens Society website.

The phrase ‘the habit of art’ was coined by Jacques Maritain, an early twentieth century French philosopher and later borrowed by the American writer Flannery O’Connor.  It is a way of heightening experience as artists, poets or painters, writers or mosaisists, opening ourselves to what’s there. It is a point of view, a way of inclining our minds, a stillness. Just saying “the habit of art” can shift the view.”

In this workshop we will employ “the habit of art” to expand our practice as writers, as artists, and as individuals interested in the world.

Upcoming workshop – April 21, 2018

Junie Sawdron – “Write Yourself Home” workshop

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Place: upstairs at Bayside Cafe – #5 – 2760 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay
Cost: $125.00 / person
For more info & registration: www.junieswadron.com/write-yourself-home

Junie was a presenter at our North Island Writers Conference held in January, 2018. Some people attending her session have invited her back to do an all-day workshop.