Writing Courses & Workshops

Writing Courses in Moncton

2020 Spring Equinox Poetry Masterclass

This 8 week Master Class course begins February 10, 2020 and runs until March 30, 2020 on Monday nights from 7-9pm. You will be part of a group that will discuss weekly readings of poetic theory or process, and a diverse range of accomplished poems by living poets. You will compose and workshop one poem each session. If you are a writer (of any level or style) with a basic knowledge of poetry and want to significantly advance your poetic skills, this enriching and unforgettable experience is for you! A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration. Payment plans available. Discount offered for those interested in take both master classes. Contact me for more information!

2020 Spring Equinox Prose Masterclass

This 8 week Master Class course begins February 09, 2020 and runs until March 29, 2020 on Sunday nights from 7-9pm. You will be part of a group that discusses weekly readings of literary theory or process, as well as a diverse range of accomplished long and short-from writing by living authors. You will compose and workshop one prose piece each session. If you are a writer (of any level or style) with a basic knowledge of prose and want to significantly advance your writing skills, this enriching and unforgettable experience is for you! A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration. Payment plans available. Discount offered for those interested in take both master classes. Contact me for more information!

Thinking about a Masterclass but not sure if it’s for you? Just contact me. I would love to hear from you!

Explore Creative Writing Course

This 6 week course begins February 25, 2020 and runs until March 31, 2020 on Tuesday nights from 7-9pm. You will be part of group that discusses weekly readings in literary theory or process, as well as a diverse range of accomplished writing by living authors. You will compose and workshop one creative writing piece each session. This course is a good fit if you are new to writing, a beginner or intermediate level writer, or just enjoy writing in your spare time and would like to branch out or elevate your writing. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration. Payment plans available. Contact me for more information!


Writing Workshops

Healing with Writing Workshops

These 2 hour workshops combine the best of energy healing and writing. Each workshop focuses on an aspect of the mind or body, and uses writing to increase awareness and help heal and empower. All workshops build skills that you can use again and again as you continue your journey to your highest good. Affordable and intimate, all workshops are held in a comfortable and private space. We offer workshops in Creating Your Authentic Life, Writing Your Palm (free mini palm reading), ReWriting Your Life, and more! Held once a month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in Moncton, NB. Visit Spirit Fox Wellness to register or contact me for more information!

Are you busy in the evenings or can’t make it to Moncton? Contact me about the possibility of hosting a workshop in your hometown at time that works for you!

Writing You: Representing Yourself in Poetry

3 hours
A collaborative workshop that demonstrates how each poet is their own best source of inspiration. Centred in communicating identity and the many ways in which we can write from ourselves. This workshop examines poetry and the poet’s interpretation of deep emotions, conflicts, and life changing experiences. For writers of all levels.

How to Twine Tongues in Poetry

5 hours
Explore the fundamentals of bilingual poetry, writing personal journeys, and incorporating more than one language into a poem. Includes poetry exercises, discussion of tongues and identity, methods of engaging with other languages through poetry, and the opportunity for each participant to workshop their own unilingual, bilingual, or multilingual poem.

Prosody: Where Poetry & Song Overlap

2 hours
It’s commonly thought that poetry and song are unrelated, but they’ve had quite a long history together. This interactive presentation and workshop explores poetry and music to demonstrate that prosody is where these art forms intertwine. Great for high school students exploring poetry, adult learners, musicians and writers alike seeking to explore structure, concept, and process in writing.

How to Write a Poem (in English)

1 hour
A short workshop that looks at the basics of writing a poem. Great for high school students or ESL!

The Poet’s Pilgrimage

Part I: The Road – 4 hours
How do poets choose their subject matter and execute powerful, complex ideas? This group workshop offers insight, exercises, and methods to create formative cerebral structures to take poetry to the next level.
Part II: The Shrine – 4 hours
How does a poet create a poem as a world unto itself? How do they communicate deeply felt emotions or complex thoughts? This group workshop offers insight, exercises, and methods to take poetry beyond the typical narrative structure.

Flawed Fiction

2 hours
Fiction is often divided between storytelling and fine writing. To achieve either of these goals, we have to train our minds to let go of reflexive writing habits that stall our narratives. A fun workshop that examines common errors in prose writing and offers fast fixes.

Confess Through Creative Nonfiction

3 hours
Have you always wanted to write a memoir or an autobiography but worry about the effect on your family and friends? Creative Nonfiction is your answer! Streamline events and timelines, bend or exagerate the truth for effect (always within reason, of course), and introduce less traditional elements into your life story. Also an excellent resource for those looking to heal trauma through writing.

Writing for the Workplace

2 hours
Has your company suggested you could improve your writing skills? Or perhaps you find technical writing to be frustrating? Learn the basics of writing for your job and communicating clearly in writing to others! Can be geared to your specialty. Contact me for more information or private mentoring.

Missed the Enrollement Date?

Have you missed the beginning of a writing course and know others who would like to join you? I would be happy to hold a private course for you, online or within an hour of the Greater Moncton area. Contact me for details!

I also offer customized workshops!

I’m always thrilled to help people meet their goals! If you would like a workshop on a topic you don’t see listed here, contact me! I also have personalized mentoring services that might benefit you as well.