The Lede - A Wordsmith Workshop

Single Session Workshop

Registration opens soon

Monday, Jan. 16

6:30 – 8:30 pm

$45 / members $38.25

Registration opens soon

Members, log in to access your discounts and early registration on December 7 at 9 a.m. Registration to the public opens on December 9 at 9 a.m.

Craft a captivating opening paragraph! Learn the steps you can take to write an opening sentence or paragraph that will immediately grab the reader’s attention and inject them with an unquenchable desire to keep on reading.

Instructor: Lynn Martel

"The lede refers to the introductory section of a story that is intended to entice the reader to read the full story. The spelling of lede is allegedly so as to not confuse it with lead (/led/) which referred to the strip of metal that would separate lines of type." - Mirriam-Webster

Meet the Instructor

Lynn Martel

A Bow Valley resident for four decades, Lynn Martel has written about the people and places of western Canada’s mountain community for 25 years.

Her third book, Stories of Ice: Adventure, Commerce and Creativity on Canada's Glaciers investigates and celebrates the many significant roles glaciers play in the lives of western Canada’s mountain residents. Lynn has published two previous books on outdoor topics and written 10 biographical booklets on accomplished members of Canada's mountain community.

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