Sarah Selecky
WRITING SCHOOL

Announcements

Beginner Memoir Writing for Older Adults with Nora-Lyn Veevers

Bring your stories to life in this special seven-week course. Lessons are designed in print and audio formats and will be delivered to your inbox weekly, accompanied by a weekly conference call to share stories you write in a confidential and trusting atmosphere. Classes start November 10.
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Recent Posts


Are you an Intimate Orator?


Influence has an important role in your writing. As you understand and work with different styles and influences, you’ll learn how to find your own voice. This is part seven of a 12-part series on style and voice. Writers in the Story Course and the Story Intensive can determine their writing style by taking the… [Read More]


Grant proposals & magic spells.


I don’t know about other parts of the world, but for writers in Canada right now (especially writers in Ontario) — it’s grant writing season. I confess, I dread writing grant proposals. I’ve put the deadlines in my calendar months in advance, sent myself little alert emails to get me mentally prepared, and still, when… [Read More]


Are you Quirky but Serious?


Influence has an important role in your writing. As you understand and work with different styles and influences, you’ll learn how to find your own voice. This is part six of a 12-part series on style and voice. Writers in the Story Course and the Story Intensive can determine their writing style by taking the… [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

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.

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.

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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