Ruth, along with business partner Gwynn Scheltema, conducts creative writing workshops and retreats through Writescape.ca. They have energized writers and resulted in many publication success stories. From one-day workshops, to professional conferences, to week-long writers’ retreats, Ruth, who especially enjoys working with developing writers, offers inspiration and encouragement to participants.
Full details and easy online registration for any of Ruth’s upcoming creative writing workshops are available at Writescape.ca.
A SAMPLING OF WORKSHOPS OFFERED PREVIOUSLY:
January: “Write to Win” with Ruth and Dorothea Helms (a.k.a. The Writing Fairy). Wish you knew how to write contest-winning fiction or creative non-fiction?
Mondays, January - March: “On: An Intermediate Course to Take Your Writing Further” with Ruth and Gwynn at Trent University, Oshawa Campus.
February: “Write to Win” in Durham Region.
March - April: “Spring Thaw“, the all-inclusive writing retreat, at Elmhirst Resort on Rice Lake.
April: “Villains, Vendettas and Vagabonds: Putting Bad into Your Fiction“. A walk on the literary wild side with Ruth at Trent University, Oshawa Campus.
Wednesdays, May - June: “Write On Intensive!” Workshops with Gwynn Scheltema and Ruth E. Walker at Trent University, Oshawa Campus.
November: “Turning Leaves 2012“. Fall retreat at the scenic Fern Resort on Lake Couchiching.
For detailed information on upcoming workshops and retreats with Ruth, visit Writescape.ca.
Writescape Alumni Say . . .
“Who knew you could keep the pen moving on the page for so long?”
“Talk about exceeding expectations! This was the most value-packed weekend I’ve ever had. You even found a way to combat post-workshop sag by giving us more ideas to try at home….Please, sir, I want some more!” - HEATHER O’CONNOR, Whitby Ontario
“I love the opportunities to write spontaneously – I find the creative energy in the room really inspires me to “think outside the box” and attempt writing I wouldn’t normally do.” – JUDY HAMPSON, New Jersey USA
“Nice full circle quality of the activities. Really satisfying to see it all laid out, just how far our characters have come. Thank you.” - LUANNE SMITH, Toronto Ontario
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