Your First Novel (virtual) with Sarah Mian

Writing a novel takes discipline, but it can be the most transformative and rewarding work of your life. In this four-week workshop, award-winning author Sarah Mian breaks the process down into manageable steps, offering a practical guide that will steer your story onto a clear and focused path. Along the way, she’ll debunk myths about the writing life, share wisdom from her own journey, and offer valuable tips for getting published.

About the instructor: Sarah Mian‘s debut novel, When the Saints, won the Jim Connors Book Award and the Margaret & John Savage First Book Award and was a finalist for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. She recently co-wrote the screenplay adaptation of the When the Saints for Lady Hammond Entertainment and is now working on her second novel, The World in Awful Sleep.

Recommended experience level: New and emerging writers

Location: Zoom

Dates of 4-week workshop: Mondays, Feb 14 + Feb 21 + Feb 28 + Mar 7, 2022 (7:00pm to 9:00pm Atlantic)

Price: At this time, registration for this workshop is restricted to current WFNS members. However, membership is open to all who write or have an interest in writing. (Find out how to join or renew.)

Member Price: $149

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