with Janine Noel
Fall Advanced Writers' Workshop
Begins October 1
5 Sunday afternoons on Zoom / $300
3:00-5:00 PM PST
Whether you're writing a novel or polishing up essays, Sunday workshop is for writers with a project in mind. We'll tackle elements of craft in a supportive environment, while giving and receiving feedback. I offer written critique on a short piece, as well as two longer workshop submissions. Please use the enrollment form to join the waitlist. If spots become available I will reach out to you to see if workshop is a fit for your writing goals.
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with Andrea A. Firth
On the Spot--is back
A Generative Workshop for fiction and CNF
Motivation. Inspiration. Accountability. Peers.
August 29 - September 19
Tuesdays on Zoom
9:30-11:30 am PST
Generate new work and receive feedback—on the spot. Each week you will respond to a brief reading and inspiring prompts, freewrite, and share your work (always optional). By the end of week two you will have more than one piece in progress and writerly support on your "starts" will keep you going. We'll add a workshop on weeks 3 and 4 where each writer will submit work and receive encouraging, craft-based feedback and a written critique from me. Both fiction and nonfiction writers welcome.
Ideal for writers who want to:
Create a routine to get or keep writing.
Meet other writers and share work in a safe and supportive environment.
Participate in a facilitated workshop.
Develop and enhance reading and critiquing skills.
Coming of Age: Writing the Formative Years
A Workshop for Memoir and CNF [2 Sessions]
The journey from childhood to adulthood, birth to about 30, is filled with the life events (achievements, disappointments, challenges, transitions, awakenings) that serve as the foundation for who we are and what will follow. We’ll focus on this significant slice of life as we write our own stories. Each week we’ll read excerpts from contemporary, coming-of-age memoirs by Maya Angelou, Michelle Zauner, Beth Nguyen, Ocean Vuong, Yasmin Azad and others. We’ll analyze the writing craft they use and how and work to do the same with prompts and freewrites. We’ll workshop on weeks 5 and 6 and each writer will receive a written critique from me.
Ideal for writers working on personal essays or memoir with workshop experience.
November 13-December 18
6 Mondays on Zoom/$360
2:00 - 4:00 pm PST
November 14-December 19
6 Tuesdays on Zoom/$360
9:30 - 11:30 pm PST