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Thursday January 22: General Meeting and Speaker Event: The Art of Writing a Play

The Art of Writing a Play: Lynn McGuigan has had two plays produced and has two new ones in the works. She will speak about the art of playwriting in today's world and will explore the differences and similarities between writing plays for the stage and writing fiction. She will also touch on the market for plays in Canada and beyond. As Executive Director of the Ottawa Little Theatre, McGuigan organizes the National One-Act Playwriting Competition, runs the Playwrights Circle and reads and evaluates more than 80 plays a year. McGuigan is also a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC). Guest fee: $10.

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