LIVE! At the Alexandra Writers Centre Society
A special summer series of genre-specific writing courses taught by Publisher, Editor, genre columnist, and Author Axel Howerton
(The Arthur Ellis Award Nominated Hot Sinatra; the modern gothic fairytale Furr; this summer’s noir thriller Con Morte; and the upcoming Wolf & Devil series)
REGISTER NOW! Limited space (only 10 seats available for each class)
Urban Fantasy and Magical Realism
July 19, 2017 7-10pm
Take a closer look at the history and mechanics of one of the most prevalent subgenres of today. Vampires, and Witches and Ghouls, Oh My!
July 26, 2017 7-10pm
The history and traditions of Gothic Horror explored, exposed and explained. From Shelley to Poe, and Lovecraft to Gaiman.
Noir & Hardboiled
August 9, 2017 7-10pm
A one-night primer on the history, tropes and stylistic ins and outs of writing Noir and Hardboiled fiction.
Laughs, Thrills, Cool Cats and Literary Badassery
August 19, 2017 10am-3:30pm
A full-day workshop. How to infuse your work with danger, excitement, memorable characters… and just the right amount of levity.
August 23, 2017 7-10pm
How the Victorian era’s great detective became today’s biggest cultural phenomena. An examination of Public Domain characters, how to write them, and where to get your stories published.