Rule Breakers & Unreliable Narrators: A Microfiction Workshop with Meg Pokrass

July 1st – 3rd

Launch into this workshop featuring rebellious, unpredictable characters and unreliable narrators..  I’m thrilled to be offering a short, 3-day flash fiction workshop focusing on quirky stories about rule-breakers who will steal the reader’s heart. 

Sample stories will be offered, and prompt-exercises designed to help bring out your creativity.

Participants will be creating 3 stories during the workshop. My prompts are designed to help all writers break through creative barriers.  There will be feedback from directly on every story, as well as encouraging peer feedback. Small and supportive. Held in a private Facebook group. Cost for the workshop is $90 USD per student.

Numbers of students are limited. If interested, please send and email to me here.

Telling It Young: Perspectives of Young Characters: June 17th-19th

We love to read stories told through the lens of quirky young characters. This unique 3-day workshop will focus on telling our stories from the brilliant perspective of kids and teens. These stories, when written well, steal our hearts. 400 words and less.

Samples of father flash stories will be offered, and prompt-exercises designed to help bring out your creativity.

Participants will be creating 3 stories during the workshop. My prompts are designed to help all writers break through creative barriers.  There will be feedback from directly on every story, as well as encouraging peer feedback. Small and supportive. Held in a private Facebook group. Cost for the workshop is $75 USD per student.

If interested, please send and email to me here.

Messy Love: An Ekphrastic Microfiction Workshop with Meg Pokrass and Lorette C. Luzajic– June 23rd-27th

 

The Messy Love Microfiction workshop is a 5-day Ekphrastic Microfiction workshop led by Meg Pokrass and Lorette C. Luzajic, Founding Editor of the Ekphrastic Review.

Difficult love stories move us in ways that are strange, sad, and emotional.  Messy love stories magnfify the difficult ways humans are vulnerable to each other. The group of paintings for this workshop will be hand-picked for their illuminating and inspirational qualities. Our aim will be to serve up art works that illuminate the nature of love in all of its complexity, and to write stories inspired by those illuminations. 

We will be providing a safe and warm creative work space for you to let creativity flow, and to take creative risks.

The course will be held in a private Facebook group. Word count is 400 words per story. There will be supportive, insightful instruction on every story, as well as peer feedback. Cost is $195 USD. Please email meg here if interested.

Dad Micros– June 8th-11th

Pablo Picasso, Acrobate et Jeune Arlequin

In this early June workshop, we’ll be creating microfiction stories featuring memorable, meaty father characters. Stories can be CNF or fiction. This will be up to each participant.

Samples of father flash stories will be offered, and prompt-exercises designed to help bring out your creativity.

Participants will be creating 4 stories during the workshop. My prompts are designed to help all writers break through creative barriers.  There will be feedback from directly on every story, as well as encouraging peer feedback. Small and supportive. Held in a private Facebook group. Cost for the workshop is $110 USD per student.

If interested, please send and email to me here.

100 Word Stories: May 18-21st

In this 4 day microfiction workshop, participants will be creating stories using the 100-word story constraint. There will be story models and creative, quirky prompts. My prompts are designed to help all writers break through creative barriers.  There will be feedback from me directly on every story, as well as peer feedback. The workshop will be held in a private Facebook group. Cost for the workshop is $95 per student.

Numbers of students are limited. For enrollment info, please email me here.