“Science fiction is simply a way to practice the future together. I suspect that is what many of you are up to, practicing futures together, practicing justice together, living into new stories. It is our right and responsibility to create a new world.” — Adrienne Maree Brown The quote above is from Emergent Strategy, a… [Read More]
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]
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]
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— 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
This May, join me once a week for a series of writing prompts and exercises, together with other writers.
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When you feel stuck in your writing, sometimes you just want to talk directly to someone who can help you get unstuck.