Sarah Selecky
WRITING SCHOOL

Recent Posts


How do you start writing?


When you sit down to write, how much time do you give yourself to practice? I mean the off-record stuff: writing exercises and warm ups. Now think of the way dancers or musicians interact with their art. The performance, the finished piece, is the culmination of hours of practice: boring warm ups, weird experiments, and… [Read More]


⚡️Important news about the Story Intensive 2019!⚡️


What a few weeks it’s been. At the Victoria Festival of Authors, I tried reading some new scenes from Radiant Shimmering Light, just to see how they’d land for the audience. It was… ILLUMINATING. Talking with my readers has been fascinating; I never know what’s coming next. I thought that people would be asking me… [Read More]


How to get a story published (true story)


Last week, I received the best email about how to get a story published (a true story) from one of the writers in our community, Steve Forman. I forwarded it to the rest of our team right away. His story is so good, and his story about how the story became a story made us… [Read More]

“For those asking about writing, motivation, blocks: check out Story is a State of Mind. Smart, encouraging, practical.”

— Margaret Atwood

The Story Course
Registration is always ongoing

You want to feel more connected to your writing, get out of your own way, and find joy in the writing process.

You love the flexibility of a self-paced program, and you are ready to commit to a personal writing practice.

You want to learn craft, style, and technique, and improve your writing so it will stand out when it’s on an editor’s desk.

“I am so glad I pressed that button that registered me for this class. Why postpone joy? We deserve it, yes?”

— Karen Florek

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Writing Practice
Sessions

This May, join me once a week for a series of writing prompts and exercises, together with other writers.

Daily
Prompts

Making writing a daily practice is easier than you think. Especially when you can have an irresistible writing prompt delivered straight to your inbox every day.

Work With
Me

When you feel stuck in your writing, sometimes you just want to talk directly to someone who can help you get unstuck.

Write what you want to read.


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