Peterson leads full-day writing workshop

NANAIMO - Lois Peterson is ready to help people bring out their inner creativity Monday (April 29) during writing workshops.

Lois Peterson is leading a full-day workshop to help participants combine creative techniques with tools.

The workshop, Take a Leap — Land On Your Feet, is Monday (April 29). It runs 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3:30 p.m. at Nanoose Place, located at 2925 North West Bay Rd. People are asked to bring a bag lunch.

The morning session focuses on people who have experienced writer’s block. It will help participants explore metaphors, character objects, premise, theme and sensory details.

The afternoon session will help people learn strategies from using the “right word at the right time for the right reason” and will build on the morning session’s lessons.

Throughout the day people will also participate in brainstorming, list-making and in-class writing and discussions.

The registration fee is $75. To register people can e-mail their name and address to David Fraser at

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