Tuscany Writing Retreat: April 2020
Join me for a week of deep writing in the heart of Tuscany. On this retreat, we will write what we wish we could read, even if we’ve never seen it written before. It would be an honour to be your guide in this master class for writers of all genres. [Read More]
Daily Prompts Decks
I want you to experience how good it feels to have a daily writing practice.
Introducing the Daily Prompts Deck: 50 cards, printed and stored in a stylish and convenient package and shipped directly to you. [Order Now]
Shannon Alberta had a dilemma. A passionate advocate for cultural change, this Story Course grad and Story Intensive teacher was starting to achieve real success in her life as a fiction writer. She knew in her heart that she was an artist — but she also knew in her heart that she was an activist…. [Read More]
What if you’re not an aspiring writer anymore? What if you’re actually a writer? Perhaps it’s time for you to take a bigger risk. If you’ve studied and practiced and honed your craft for many years, another writing class might not be what you need anymore. When you’re already a good writer, signing up for… [Read More]
Have you watched Arrival, yet? The film is adapted from Story of Your Life, a novella by Ted Chiang. (Link to book) Without giving too much away, I can say this: it’s all about language, story, and time. I can’t stop thinking about it. The way the protagonist’s whole life changes as￼ a result of… [Read More]
“For those asking about writing, motivation, blocks: check out Story is a State of Mind. Smart, encouraging, practical.”
— Margaret Atwood
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
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.
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.