Sarah Selecky
WRITING SCHOOL

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Introducing Writing for Television with Stephanie Kornick

This course is designed for writers who are ready to explore the art of writing for television. Classes start September 14. Four spots left.
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Recent Posts


Dear memoir: I’m afraid of you.


Writing from personal experience can be difficult territory. How honest can you really be? What does it mean when you feel too afraid to go back and revise? If you do publish your stories, what will people think of you? There’s good reason for all of the questions and worries. In memoir, the stakes are… [Read More]


I don’t know how to eat this.


Recently I read this quote from Pim Techamuanvivit, a Thai chef: In Thai, when we eat something that’s not to our taste, we don’t really say “I don’t like this” or “this is bad.” We say “I don’t know how to eat this.” (กินไม่เป็น) What a difference that subtle shift makes. It’s not that I… [Read More]


This is our form of magic.


The words we use dictate our perception of the world, and our behaviour. In order to change what we do, how we see, and how we treat ourselves and each other, we need to change our language. It’s worth considering the ways in which white supremacy is baked into the English language, and how we… [Read More]

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— 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

Featured Offerings

The Story Intensive

I made the Story Intensive for smart, creative people who love to read widely and want to write and publish exciting new work. Registration for the 2020 semester is now open.

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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.

Consultations & Mentorship

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.


Our school welcomes people of all identities, races, abilities, and interests. We share an inclusive, generous, and heart-centered point of view, and are committed to cultivating a culture of empathy and insight.

Discover more about the school, guest instructors, and special programs, plus get creative writing ideas, inspiration, resources, and news from me.

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