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Unmute Yourself: Your Story Matters (Online)

With Ann Randolph

May 4, 2021
Online
Discover your own unique and powerful story and the profound transformation that occurs when speaking it out loud. In this free online workshop, explore your creative impulses and embrace all of who you are. By becoming the author of your own life and learning how to tell your story, you will not only learn to craft your experience into a compelling narrative, but you will also unleash a sense of purpose in your life that you never thought possible. Ann Randolph is one of the most gifted and innovative writer/performers in the US. Her solo shows include Squeeze Box and…

Holy Sh*t: Writing the Sacred & Profane in Life

With Ann Randolph

July 1 - 6, 2021
Cortes Island
No mud, no lotus. Mine the mud of your life journey to uncover the lotus of your unique, powerful story. Profound transformation occurs when you write and speak aloud both the sacred and the profane, the joy and the suffering. Speak your truth on the page, stage, and in life. Ann Randolph is one of the most gifted and innovative writer/performers in the US. Her solo shows include Squeeze Box and LOVELAND.

Writing as a Spiritual Practice: The Healing Power of Telling Your Story

With Mark Matousek

August 23 - 28, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until May 24, 2021.
Memoir is a path of self-knowledge. Learn to tell the whole truth and your essential stories will emerge, bringing insight and transpersonal wisdom. Writing exercises and group dialogue guide you toward creative discovery, increased mindfulness, and better composition. Everyone welcome.

Write From Power: Accessing Your Stories

With Janelle Hanchett

August 28 - September 2, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until May 29, 2021.
What do I do with my fear surrounding writing? How do I manage criticism? What if I say something wrong? Develop a new relationship with your writing practice by exploring concrete ways to write honestly in spite of fear, show up authentically on the page, and define for yourself the power of your unique story, voice, and perspective.

Writing the Other

With Nisi Shawl and K. Tempest Bradford

September 30 - October 4, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 1, 2021.
Writers know it’s important to include characters from different identities in their work. Many are afraid to create characters whose identity differs from their own and worry about getting it offensively wrong. But representation is too important to ignore. Learn how to do it well

Dark & Stormy Writing Retreat

With Shaena Lambert and Betsy Warland

October 17 - 24, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 18, 2021.
Dark and Stormy is a 7-day retreat - free from interruption - to explore the direction of a work in progress, as well as to foster creativity through community with other writers.