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Live In Toronto: Mastering the Art and Craft of Feature Writing
October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 2 @ 5:30 pm$300
Pandemic University is proud to partner with acclaimed journalist Richard Warnica on our first in-person event, at Toronto’s Massey College, at the University of Toronto’s St. George campus.
This bootcamp is designed for early, mid-career and experienced journalists interested in mastering narrative feature writing. Over two days of intensive sessions, students will learn how to conceive, pitch, report, structure and write distinctive features in a variety of formats. The emphasis here is on voice. Students will examine how to blend the tools of investigative reporting, essay writing, and narrative non-fiction to produce that sound distinctive, make an impact and last. They’ll also hear from guest speakers, including award-winning freelance journalists Katherine Laidlaw and Shannon Gormely, on topics including freelancing, pitching, international reporting and more.
Each writer will also have the opportunity to do a one-on-one manuscript review with the instructor.
- Writers in the Toronto area on Oct. 1 and 2
- Young and emerging reporters pivoting toward feature writing
- Experienced journalists looking to hone their skills
- Feature writers aiming to create more ambitious and creative works
Not sure it’s for you? Feel free to reach out and ask us directly: firstname.lastname@example.org.