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Author’s Spotlight: Meet Word Out Author Marina Cohen

The Word Out series has yet to disappoint with their continuous promotion of terrific Canadian authors. Marina Cohen is no exception, sporting a wide repertoire of fiction and non-fiction works for children and teens. Open for all ages, this is another great opportunity for exposure into the field of professional writing. For more information, call 416-394-1014.

When: August 14, 2012; from 2:00 pm-3:15 pm
Where: Jane/Dundas TPL branch; 620 Jane Street

Frenzied Words: Write Like You Mean It!

Remember the days when you had to learn to walk, so now you can run? When you learned to doodle, and now you can draw detailed portraits? When you learned to listen, and now you can articulate your own thoughts? Author Kristyn Dunnion guides you through the stages of creative writing, straight from the basics. Learn to properly use the brainstorming and revision stages, so that you can flow right into your own writing frenzy. You will be urged to write fast and hard, and you may be surprised by your own potential. This opportunity is geared for individuals aged 12-19.

When: August 15, 2012; 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library: Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium; 789 Yonge Street
Registration: Call (416) 397-5970 or email Ken Sparling at ksparling@torontopubliclibrary.ca