Do you have a story to tell? Our November workshop is open for registrations

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It needs to be a true story and to be about you. But beyond that, it could be pretty much anything. (CBC - image credit)
It needs to be a true story and to be about you. But beyond that, it could be pretty much anything. (CBC - image credit)

Do you have a story to tell?

It needs to be a true story and to be about you. But beyond that, it could be pretty much anything.

Like, how about the random act of kindness you just can't forget? Or what you learned from a side hustle performing as a clown? Or just why you're still standing. keeping on.

Seriously, whether you are new to Calgary or you've lived here forever, we'd love to hear your story. And more than that, we'd like to help you tell it.

Join our CBC Calgary writing workshop in November. You don't have to be a professional writer, and don't worry if you think your English isn't great. We're here to help and learn together.

In these four in-person workshops, we will take you through the process of writing your story. We'll cover everything from where to begin, how to focus and when a splash of colour can make your story come alive.

Best of all, it's free.

Tuesday evenings in November

Join us at the Nicholls Family Library branch (near Westbrook Mall). We'll meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday evenings starting Nov. 15 (running for four weeks). Register below to hold your spot!

You'll get to work with CBC Calgary editor Elise Stolte for one-on-one feedback. By the end, you'll have a rough draft to be proud of.

Then you can even pitch your story to cbc.ca/calgary as one of our special First Person stories or submit it to the personal stories of the library publication Biblioboard.

Questions? Email elise.stolte@cbc.ca.

This is part of a series of writing workshops we're offering across the city. Check out our other opportunities here or suggest another one.