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Workshop: Shut Up & Write Your Book

  • Loft 112 535 8 Avenue Southeast Calgary, AB, T2G 5S9 Canada (map)

A Great Book Outline Will Get You Everywhere

How many aspiring writers spend years throwing the proverbial spaghetti at the pages of their hypothetical book to see what sticks? All of that rewriting and thinking about writing is time spent that they’ll never get back; hours that could have been better spent living life—or at least writing about it.

If you've thought about writing a book, you've probably also thought you'll do it, “When I retire,” “When I have more time,” or “When I finish cleaning the bathroom. With a strategic and thoughtful book outline and there’s no stopping you from turning your “When I’s” to “Today I’lls.”

Designed for non-fiction writing projects, Shut Up & Write is a two-hour hands on workshop for writers who just need a place to actually start pulling the idea from their head and putting it on paper (or screen). You won’t just sit back and listen to two professional editors tell you what works, you’ll create your book's outline with live resources available to you.

What You’ll Write Off With

Come prepared to work on your own book idea, learning practical tools for planning, developing, testing, writing, and actually FINISHING your book!

  1. A draft book outline built around your specific idea

  2. Strategies to improve productivity and focus

  3. A clear roadmap for using your outline to actually write your book

  4. Professional feedback specific to your project or outlining roadblocks

  5. A sample calendar for writing your book past the outline

  6. Access to a private Facebook group for ongoing support in your writing questions

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Loft 112, 535 8 Avenue S.E.
Cost: $43 (Buy Your Ticket at Eventbrite)

As we always say: a book without an outline is like a body without its bones (gross… but true!)

Register today and give your idea the structure it needs to become a book!