The Writers' Mastermind
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

The Writers' Mastermind

An alternative to traditional critique-based writing workshops for practicing writers
 

Saturday, April 28, 2018
10am – 4:30pm
$75 + membership
Includes: coffee/tea, a healthy snack, a nourishing lunch + a delicious baked good

This workshop is part mastermind session, part deep co-working session, part day-long retreat for practicing writers. In a non-hierarchical, non-competitive, and generous spirited environment, you'll have a chance to talk about your work and begin moving forward on an issue you've been grappling with. 

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The Writers' Mastermind
Mar
24
10:00 AM10:00

The Writers' Mastermind

An alternative to traditional critique-based writing workshops for practicing writers
 

Saturday, March 24, 2018
10am – 4:30pm
$75 + membership
Includes: coffee/tea, a healthy snack, a nourishing lunch + a delicious baked good

This workshop is part mastermind session, part deep co-working session, part day-long retreat for practicing writers. In a non-hierarchical, non-competitive, and generous spirited environment, you'll have a chance to talk about your work and begin moving forward on an issue you've been grappling with. 

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The Writers' Mastermind
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

The Writers' Mastermind

An alternative to traditional critique-based writing workshops for practicing writers
 

Saturday, February 24, 2018
10am – 4:30pm
$75 + membership
Includes: coffee/tea, a healthy snack, a nourishing lunch + a delicious baked good

This workshop is part mastermind session, part deep co-working session, part day-long retreat for practicing writers. In a non-hierarchical, non-competitive, and generous spirited environment, you'll have a chance to talk about your work and begin moving forward on an issue you've been grappling with. 

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The Writers' Mastermind
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

The Writers' Mastermind

An alternative to traditional critique-based writing workshops for practicing writers
SOLD OUT

Saturday, January 27, 2018
10am – 4:30pm
$75 + membership
Includes: coffee/tea, a healthy snack, a nourishing lunch + a delicious baked good

This workshop is part mastermind session, part deep co-working session, part day-long retreat for practicing writers. In a non-hierarchical, non-competitive, and generous spirited environment, you'll have a chance to talk about your work and begin moving forward on an issue you've been grappling with. 

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Writer's Work: Refining Your Creative Practice
Jan
22
to Feb 19

Writer's Work: Refining Your Creative Practice

with Carla Funk

Mondays, January 22 + 29 and February 5 + 19
7pm – 9pm
$220 + membership
Includes: tea + baked goods

This four-week class, led by Carla Funk, pokes at the myth of creative disarray and helps writers identify their best practices for maximum and sustainable creative yield. Participants will engage with practical subjects like time management, as well as explore ways to source new material and spark their creativity.

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Prompts + Pints
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Prompts + Pints

A low pressure and fun way to get your pen moving

Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:00pm - 9:30pm  
$12 + membership 
Includes: a pint of Blue Buck + organic popcorn

We had such a blast at last season's Prompts + Pints—where people wrote about Sea-Monkeys, eating inappropriate things, and people named Chuck—that we decided to make it a regular thing. Join us for prompts, beer (or tea if you prefer), and popcorn and get that pen moving! 

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Poetic Techniques for Prose Writers
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Poetic Techniques for Prose Writers

with Yvonne Blomer

Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:00am - 5pm
$175 + membership 
Includes: coffee/tea, a baked good, and lunch

What happens when poetic techniques are applied to prose? Could one make an impression using fewer words in more lyrical language, rather than laying out all the details? Led by Yvonne Blomer, this workshop will help prose writers enrich their prose—and enliven their process— with rhythm, metaphor, and sensory detail.

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The Art of Analysis: Working from the Outside In
Nov
4
10:00 AM10:00

The Art of Analysis: Working from the Outside In

with Heidi Taylor

Saturday, November 4, 2017
10:00am - 5pm
$175 + membership 
Includes: coffee/tea, a baked good, and lunch

How do you describe your process and define your work? What are your tendencies and objectives? Who do you write for?  Join Heidi Taylor, Artistic & Executive Director of Vancouver’s Playwrights Theatre Centre, for some serious play and learn how creative analysis can help your practice and improve your opportunities.  

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Beyond Helplessness: Writing and the Natural World
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Beyond Helplessness: Writing and the Natural World

with Marilyn Bowering

Saturday + Sunday, October 28 + 29, 2017
10:00am - 5pm  
$350 + membership 
Includes: coffee/tea, snacks, and lunches

How does one write about environmental realities and still have hope? Led by Marilyn Bowering, this powerful intensive will shift your approach to writing about the natural world.  Participants will have an opportunity to work in different genres towards the goal of creating a new piece that has impact.

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Prompts + Pints
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Prompts + Pints

A low pressure and fun way to get your pen moving

Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00pm - 9:30pm  
$12 + membership 
Includes: a pint of Blue Buck + organic popcorn

We had such a blast at last season's Prompts + Pints—where people wrote about Sea-Monkeys, eating inappropriate things, and people named Chuck—that we decided to make it a regular thing. Join us for prompts, beer (or tea if you prefer), and popcorn and get that pen moving! 

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