Dear Friends, Do you have a book in progress? A project developing that you are writing in fairly regularly? A manuscript that is sitting and wanting to be brought back to life, developed, finished? I have been doing this work with writers in many formats for a very long time! A session of my online… Continue reading Critique Classes for Writers, Online, beginning November 9, 2010
Just a quick announcement to let you know that I will again be teaching 2 classes online for writers.com/writers on the net, beginning September 14, 2010: Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction. Part One and Part Two. These are both 10 week courses for writers of both memoir/creative nonfiction and fiction.… Continue reading Online classes start September 14, 2010, Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction
Dear Writers, I will be teaching, in partnership with Demetria Martinez, this August at the Leaven Center in Michigan, as every summer for the last 6 years. Ah, heaven. August 5-9. Re-Dream a Just World: Writing and Social Change, with Anya Achtenberg and Demetria Martinez. For information and registration, please see: http://www.leaven.org/upcoming.htm#redream I am extremely pleased… Continue reading Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World Workshop, at Leaven Retreat Center in Michigan, Aug. 5-9!
June 13, 2010 Just a quick announcement to let you know that I will again be teaching online for writers.com/writers on the net, session for Part One beginning June 15, 2010, and session for Part Two beginning June 22nd, 2010: Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction. Part One and Part… Continue reading Classes online; workshop this summer; facebook?
Dear Writers, If I asked you to list the 10 events that have affected you most deeply in the past months since the new year entered or we entered the new year, in your immediate sphere, in your family, in this country, in another, in your love life, in your children's lives, in your art, down… Continue reading Overwhelming. This year. In its watery infancy of March….Story is powerful.
Claiming and Polishing the Power of Our Stories: Intensive critique classes online in fiction and memoir. (10 weeks) Begins February 2, 2010! Classes every other week for 10 weeks. This is an advanced writers' workshop open both to writers who have studied with me, or those who have not but are invited to participate after… Continue reading Announcing online critique groups for developed writers in fiction and memoir, with Anya Achtenberg
2010 Writers and Artists Research Delegation to Cuba! January 3-11, 2010. A group of writers, visual artists, educators and others will be going to Cuba January 3-11. We will stay in Old Havana, as well as visit nearby Matanzas province and Varadero Beach. We will meet with Cuban writers, artists, filmmakers, architects and others, and… Continue reading Cuba Trip: One life-changing, art-opening, mind-opening, announcement.
Dear Writers, I want to let people know that the story class I announced previously at this site will be starting this Wednesday, October 7. I am very excited about these classes. I taught these story classes, and developed an extensive series of these classes, throughout New Mexico. Stunning writing came forward. And there are, some years… Continue reading Story classes beginning in Minneapolis, October 7! Writers and Artists Trip to Cuba in January.
Bookmaking: a six hour writing intensive workshop to jumpstart and/or revitalize your book project Hosted by TRUE COLORS BOOKSTORE In this workshop we will explore creating your book, no matter what genre you have chosen—fiction (short stories/novel), memoir (prose/poetry). We will examine the stories you need to tell in order to discover the theme… Continue reading A great workshop in the Twin Cities area from Sherry Quan Lee and Kris Frykman
Dear Friends, I won't tell you know where I have been. But I will tell you where I am going to be. And what I will be doing in relation to teaching writing, right here in the Twin Cities in Minnesota. Here we go, classes first, then news of a workshop, locally in Minneapolis: Finding… Continue reading Where have I been? Now, there is a question which could lead to story.