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Sunday Webinar: Great Story: 12 Writing Tips from Aristotle's Poetics

  • 5 May 2024
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom



Great Story: 12 Writing Tips from Aristotle's Poetics

Member Price: $15

Non-Member Price is $25

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Description: Aristotle’s Poetics was the first book to offer advice as to what makes a story . . . a story, and what makes for a great story, and it is as relevant today as when gods strode the earth. We will learn his top twelve tips, how to build our own tragedy, how to show moral ambiguity, and how to create characters who will make your readers cry their eyes out.

Audience: Anyone and everyone.

Presenter bio: Claire’s first novel, The Reckoning of Boston Jim (Touchwood Editions) was nominated for the Giller Prize as well as for the BC Book Prize. Her second novel, The Dark (Random House, Double Day), was nominated for the Canadian Author’s award. Claire’s award winning short fiction has been published in Writer’s Magazine, The Hourglass, Canadian Author, The Tulane Review, The Dalhousie Review, Grain, The Antigonish Review, amongst others. She teaches historical fiction at Uvic’s Continuing education dept and offers editing and monthly classes through her website:

Digital doors open at 1:55 pm, event starts at 2:00 pm

Supported by the British Columbia Arts Council

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