Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings. We trust our readers to use their own judgement when responding to ads. Calgary Arts Development believes that artists should be paid for their work. For job postings and open calls, please share salary ranges or payment. Please note that ads for jobs outside of Calgary and area may not be posted. Educational Opportunities September 22, 2023 Moving Your Manuscript Forward A WGA Intensive with Natasha Deen Moving Your Manuscript Forward – A WGA Intensive with Natasha DeenDate: October 4, 2023, 7 – 9pm MT and January 17, 2024, 7 – 9 pm MTCost: WGA Members: $150, Non-members $200Capacity: Maximum 12 participants Are you looking to move your manuscript, play, chapbook, or writing project forward, but stuck or unsure of what your next steps should be? Have you been asking yourself: How do I get published? or other business-related questions when it comes to your work?In our upcoming Move Your Manuscript Forward Intensive, Natasha Deen will examine the importance of character development and the business of writing in two separate online workshops, followed by thirty-minute blue pencil sessions with each participant. During their scheduled blue pencil sessions, participants will have the unique opportunity to discuss their work with Natasha one on one. Open to writers in all skill levels and genres. Workshop 1 – Character is Key October 4, 2023, 7 – 9 pm MDT (online) Story centres around character, their hopes, goals, triumphs, fears, and failures. Readers love a good character, but they’ll reread (and reread!) a great character. Join Natasha for the ten ways to deepen your character, and turn them from good to great. Workshop 2 – The Business of Writing January 17, 2024, 7 – 9pm MT (online) You’ve attended the query writing workshops, you’ve sat in on the editor and agent workshops, but the question—what’s required to turn a passion for writing from a hobby to career—lingers. Join Natasha for a candid discussion on what it takes to survive (and thrive) in the publishing industry.Register by September 27, 2023 at writersguild.ca.