Flash Gyms – All levels welcome!

My Flash Gyms are back! Now held on Sundays, the flash gyms will begin on Sunday September 6th! I was thrilled to hear of the wonderful publication success writers had from the previous sessions! So.. congratulations to you from previous workshops!
The flash gyms will run on consecutive Sundays until the end of the year, 3PM EST, 8PM London time. The flash gyms are live, Zoom events in which I offer varied timed writing exercises to arresting visual prompts and unusual creative exercises.  The cost is $20 USD (or equivalent in your currency) per gym… or $18 per flash gym if you purchase 4 sessions at the beginning of a month. What you’ll need to join is a device that you can write on, or hard copy writing pad. You’ll need to join us on Zoom and I’ll send out the zoom link by email prior to each session. 

Here is the paypal link to enroll. If you’re enrolling, I’ll need the best email address for you so email that to me here: email me .  Please let me know by email which Sunday or Sundays you’d like to participate in. If you’ve bought a full month, please let me know that as well. The cost for a full month of 4 is $72 USD (includes 10% discount per class). To enroll in the Flash Gym(s) Pay me here.  And feel free to email me with questions about the flash gyms!


Flashy Photos and Words May 31 – June 6th

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

Hybrid Novella Workshop March 24 – 30th, 2020

Cost $130 USD FULL

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.

Surreal Microfiction – March 1st – 7th, 2020

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.