Oct 20st – 25th. This will be a 5-day course called Unusual Structures in Flashery – A Hermit Crab Workshop. As always, it will be held in a private Facebook group. We will be writing new pieces making use of templates like postcards, till receipts, letters to the editor, ‘fairy godmother protocols’, dictionary definitions, wills, recipes, wishlists, directions, etc. There will be peer and instructor feedback. Will be fun! The cost is $120 USD.
Flashy Photos & Words is a one-week workshop, held on Facebook. The cost is $120 USD (or the equivalent in your currency). I’ll be serving up arresting Visual Prompts with a list of words and phrases to incorporate into new stories. The idea will to distract participants from these boring yet worrisome days and to conjour funny, sad, strange fiction. Gentle, supportive peer and instructor feedback. To sign up, pay for the class here
Making isolation productive. I’m offering creativity sessions on Skype, Facetime, or Zoom through mid-April. I’ll be helping writers to feel productive and inspired during this time of isolation. Email me if interested. Cost: $45 USD per 50 minute session.
Hybrid novella workshop, to be held in a private Facebook group. For writers who would like to explore and experiment with writing a longer treatment about recurring characters. 7 prompts in 7 days. The focus of this workshop will NOT be on narrative structure, but on character development and exploration of ways to link stories creatively. Gentle, useful feedback.
This class is at near full capacity, so please check with me to see if there are any more spots available. Email me here to inquire if interested. Please do not pay (enroll) for this course through Paypal without checking with me first. -Meg P. 2/13/2020
Get strange! A surreal microfiction workshop in which you’ll be writing to my unusual prompts featuring hand-picked unexplainable photographs paired with random words. The workshop will be held in a private Facebook group.. This is a one-week workshop with gentle and supportive peer and instructor feedback. Under 500 word stories only. Cost: $115 March 1 – 7th, 2020.