Writing Workshop with Natalie Corbett Sampson at ALDERNEY GATE
Starts: 3:00 pm
Ends: December 7, 2013 - 4:00 pm
Location: ALDERNEY GATE
Description: Want to learn how to be a better writer? Debut author Natalie Corbett Sampson (Game Plan) will talk about the different aspects of writing, including writing dialogue, developing a plot and creating authentic characters. Then, she will answer your writing questions.
Say It's Okay by Benjamin Boudreau (Publication Date)
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: December 11, 2013 - 12:00 am
Description: As an awkward junior high student, Ben Boudreau had big dreams for a season of volunteering at a summer camp. Surrounded by 'in-crowd' counsellors, he hoped their confidence and popularity might just rub off on him or, at the very least, he'd become cool by association. Instead Ben came into his own with the unlikely help of a new friend: seven-year-old Pete.
In Say It’s Okay Ben explores their unique friendship and the purpose and perspective he gained by learning about Pete's autism. From summers by the lake to weekly visits throughout college, Ben and Pete went from rocky start to comfortable routine as their two worlds continued to change around them.
And Pete liked his routines. In fact, they were essential. From watching the same two minutes of Scooby-Doo to always ending the night with soup, the repetition fueled his natural rhythm which Ben was careful to protect. But when an ill-timed power outage throws one visit into chaos, Pete leaves Ben in the dark as they struggle to restore the balance.
Twenty per cent of proceeds go to Brigadoon Children’s Camp Society.
E - Everyone over ten: Content is suitable for everyone but may contain mild violence and language and minimal suggestive themes.