I used to attend the workshops he delivered in North Bay, take the drive over in the morning with my mom, drop her off at the mall for a day of shopping, and pick her up at the end of the workshop.
Brian Henry is an experienced editor who now teaches at Ryerson University. He also conducts workshops on a regular basis across .
If you don’t know about it, you should really visit Quick Brown Fox, Brian’s blog. He blogs about agents and editors and publishing opportunities for (here and in ). Sign up for his newsletter. It’s full of great information.
Brian has also been instrumental in developing the talent of some well-known authors – anyone heard of this woman named Kelly Armstrong?
This workshop was about plotting short fiction and novels, the differences, and markets. If you have access to one of Brian’s workshops in your area, I would recommend attending.
As a fellow member of the Sudbury Writers’ Guild says, you have to be open to learning about your craft, even if you’ve already been published. It’s a lifetime commitment.
Oh yeah, he set us an assignment to write a short story (preferably one of the ones we worked on in the workshop and submit it to CommuterLit.com. We were supposed to do it before the week was out. I don’t have much time to get cracking on my submission 🙂
Have you attended any workshops recently where you learned something new about your art or craft? Maybe it reminded you of something you already knew, but temporarily forgot? Please share 🙂