Telling My Story workshop in Mississauga, ON

Telling My Story workshop in Mississauga, ON

Nina offers in-person and online workshops to individuals and groups.

Fees are generally based on Nina’s hourly rate of $50/hour, fee per student, plus disbursements. Costs may vary according to the specific circumstance. Group rates are available and fees per course are negotiable for groups.

Inquire at for more information on workshops and tutorials, or to schedule an appearance.


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Nina Munteanu gives workshop in Mississauga

Presentations, Workshops & Tutorials include:

Writing Process & Writing Craft:

  • The Hero’s Journey Plot with Character Archetypes
  • Story Construction & Storyboarding
  • Five Steps from Idea to Story
  • Ten Steps to Fiction Writing
  • The Writer’s Toolkit Workshop
  • Charismatic Characters & Dramatizing Premise
  • Setting & Place in Story
  • Ecology and Story
  • World Building in Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Self-Editing: Revisions & Polish
  • Novel Writing I: Beginning, Middle, End
  • Novel Writing 2: Idea, Plot, Theme & Character
  • Voice & Narration
  • Using Metaphor and Senses in Writing
  • Storytelling Techniques in Non-Fiction
  • Writing the Memoir: from idea to storytelling
  • Writing the Short Story
  • Writing Science Fiction
  • Writing Eco-Fiction
  • Magazine Article Writing
  • Technical & Scientific Writing
  • Master Fiction Writing Class (using students’ WIPs)
  • How to Conduct Research
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Marketing & Promotion:

  • Using Social Media to Promote Yourself
  • Query letters, Pitches & other Summaries
  • Using the Hybrid Model in Writing & Publishing
  • Self-Publishing: Things to Know

Refer to individual pages for a summary of any course listed here.


SONY DSCNina Munteanu is an ecologist and internationally published author of award-nominated speculative novels, short stories and non-fiction. She is co-editor of Europa SF and currently teaches writing courses at George Brown College and the University of Toronto.



Workshop Photo by Lisa Mininni; website: 

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