The Year-long Workshop to Write Your Novel or Memoir

Registration and Pricing – InClass Workshop


If your registration fee is paid at the beginning of the year by or on the first day of the workshop, there is a discount of $150 net and consequently, the total fee is $1750.00 plus HST ($1977.50 total)

If you choose to space out payment of the registration fee, cost of the workshop is $1900.00 plus HST and payments are due on the following schedule**:
$500.00 at time of registration
$650.00 October 1
$650.00 November 1
$347.00 December 1

The size of each class is limited to 8 PARTICIPANTS. We recommend that you register and pay the $500 deposit at the same time – your space cannot be held for you without payment of the deposit.

The registration fee includes 22 bi-weekly workshops (two and a half hours in duration), and one full Weekend Day included as part of the workshop. The instructor will provide feedback on each participant’s work for each workshop. A secure website will also be set up for participants to post manuscript entries and share with the other authors in a supportive, nurturing environment that encourages creativity and fresh writing.

It also covers a review during December/January of the first 21,000 words of each participant’s manuscript.(At that time (no later than the December session), each author will be asked to provide a hard copy (Word preferred) as per standard manuscript preparation: Double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins on all sides, pages numbered, the title and author name in the header. The instructor will meet with each participant after reviewing the ms. to discuss structure, character development, plot, stylistic notes and whatever other elements will contribute to moving the story forward.)

**(If you have special circumstances and the payment of these fees on this schedule would present a problem that would prevent you from registering for A Novel Approach, please contact Sue directly to discuss an alternate arrangment).


If you cannot join this workshop because you do not live in the area or the dates are not a good fit, please visit our A NOVEL APPROACH ONLINE PAGE.


If you would like an alternative approach to help you complete your manuscript, please CONTACT US. We would be happy to work with you to customize a solution.

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