Other Classes

I can tailor a class or lecture for your writing group or organization. Here are some of the classes I have taught.

Multiple Class Sessions

  • Novel Immersion, Richard Hugo House, 2006, 2009,  2013
  • Career Planning for Writers, with Whitney Keyes, Experimental College 2013
  • Non-Fiction Book Proposal, Experimental College, Richard Hugo House, Field’s End, privately, 2003-2013
  • Deep Revision, Richard Hugo House, Field’s End, 2008, 2012, 2014
  • Indie Publishing, DIY Publishing, Hugo House, 2009, 2011, 2012
  • Working with Self-Publishing Authors for Editors, Author-Editor Clinic 2012
  • Homes and Haunts, Richard Hugo House 2012
  • Master Class in Prose, Richard Hugo House, 2009, 2011
  • Complicating the Essay, Richard Hugo House, 2010
  • Shapes of Stories, Richard Hugo House, 2002, 2010
  • Novel Immersion, Richard Hugo House, 2006, 2009
  • Business Concerns for Writers, EDGE Professional Development Program for Writers, Artist Trust, 2009
  • Reading for Writers, Richard Hugo House, 2008
  • Finding the Story, Richard Hugo House, 2007
  • Popular Fiction, UW Extension. 2005 and 2006
  • Prose Snapshots, with photographer Lori DeMarre, Richard Hugo House, 2005
  • Scene Building, Richard Hugo House, 2004
  • Writing Your Novel, Experimental College, 1990-2003
  • Point of View, Richard Hugo House, 2003
  • 8 Week Novel, Richard Hugo House, 2003
  • Voice, Richard Hugo House, 2002
  • Writing Collage, Richard Hugo House, 2001
  • Career Planning for Writers, Richard Hugo House, 2001
  • Stories and Images, with photographer, Lori DeMarre, Richard Hugo House, 2000
  • Suspense, Richard Hugo House, 2000
  • Whose Voice Is It?, Richard Hugo House, 2000
  • Writing Family History, UW Extension, 1998, 1999
  • Writing Your Life, Seattle Central Community College, 1992-1998

One Day Workshops

  • Start Your Novel, Seattle Public Library, 2009-2013
  • One Day Novel, UW Women’s Center 2005
  • Circles for Writers, UW Women’s Center, 1999-2005
  • Illuminated Condensed Memoir, UW Women’s Center, 2003
  • Writers Scavenger Hunt, UW Women’s Center, 2003
  • Developing Characters, UW Women’s Center, 2003-2004
  • Overcoming Writers Block, 1990-2003, Experimental College
  • Making Mistakes, UW Women’s Center, 2002
  • Magic of Words, UW Women’s Center, 2002
  • Playing with Words, UW Women’s Center, 1999
  • Writing in Silence, Seattle University Continuing Education 1995
  • Tending the Creative Fire, Seattle U, 1998

Presentations at Conferences

  • Finding Your Niche in Mystery, panel with Larry Karp, Jeanne Matthews, Curt Colbert, Bernadette Pajer, Bharti Kirchner and Christine Fairchild at Northwest Bookfest, 2013
  • All Writing & No Whining: The Writing Group of Your Dreams, Film School, panel with Priscilla Long, Sonya Lea and David Margolis, 2011
  • Whose Voice Is It?, Non-Fiction Page One Critiques with Kathleen Alcala, Field’s End writing conference, 2009
  • Guest speaker, Nearby History, Museum of History and Industry
  • Guest speaker, Family History & Geneaology Certificate Program, UW, 2013
  • Points of View at Pacific Northwest Writers Conference 2006
  • Dealing with Rejection with Alle Hall, Whidbey Island Writers Conference
  • Fiction/Non-Fiction, Write on the Sound
  • Writing Family History, Edmonds Historical Society
  • Writing Family History, Seattle Genealogical Society
  • Tacoma Writers Conference

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