After reading a good story, you can follow these three easy steps to turn your story questions into writing prompts. See 5 sample prompts based on the fairy tale ‘The Golden Dress,’ to help you on your writing way!
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Do you have a favorite playlist you listen to while you write poetry? We’re featuring ten of our favorite themed writing playlists.
Poems on the Writing Life start with life—whether real or imagined. Take a walk with author Callie Feyen and find your “writing life” poems!
Get this fabulous FREE poetry prompt mini-series, based on the popular book How to Write a Poem. And get inspired. (Share your poems with the community!)
The writing life must be just that—a life—if it is to sustain. But how do you develop that life on a practical level? Or, how do you jumpstart it if it seems to have slipped away? Come together with an encouraging community and stir new writing habits and inspiration, in a workshop that will show you the ways.
December can be a dark, lonely month. Join author Callie Feyen as she finds beauty in the last month of the year and prompts us to write along.
Is your writing life all it can be? Let this book act as your personal coach, to explore the writing life you already have and the writing life you wish for, and close the gap between the two. Gain insights through helpful stories from the authors’ established writing careers. Explore twelve simple (but vital) habits—through […]
Take one or take all three, in this “writing from life” fall workshop series with Laura Lynn Brown, where we’ll explore writing our objects, our rooms, and our letters to others or ourselves.
Come along with author Callie Feyen and explore the making of a heroine in stories and yourself. A reading and writing workshop that will take you forward, in writing and life!
Instead of asking whether you’ll succeed, what if you asked yourself, “Would I like to try?” It might lead to less worry and more play. And more poetry.
Whether you prefer writing longhand or typing on the computer, be on the look out for flashes of beauty as we write catalog poems.
Whether you are a planner or prefer to fly by the seat of your pants, author Callie Feyen has some thoughts on the practice and poetry of keeping a planner.
Writing toward Joy is like writing toward North; we’ll never reach North, nor will we ever reach Joy, but when we write ourselves in that direction, a bit of Joy happens. Join us for this inspiring workshop!
Callie Feyen tells a touching and inspiring story about one daughter who sings her way to amazingness. Come sing your way, too, through writing a memory of something you learned with passion.
Creative nonfiction writer, Callie Feyen, takes help from poet Tania Runyan to write food poetry. Come along and craft your own poem or story—purple carrots optional!
How is an exploration on the beach like an experience in a new school, a new town, or a new phase of life? Come write with a beach metaphor!
Choose the exotic. Or choose the everyday. Either way, take a journey with us, in this special “Writing the Journey” workshop, and step into discovery!
What is mysterious and magnificent about speckles? What excites us about small patches of color on a summer’s evening? Join us as for a speckled writing prompt.
So many writers are inextricably tied to places they’ve written about. And so many places are waiting for their writers. Where is your place? In this workshop, through readings, activities and writings, you’ll explore where you’ve been and where you are, in ways that might help you to see where you’re going.
Children’s stories lead us into our most imaginative selves. Come kindle your curiosity, encourage your whimsy, spark your creativity, and find new ways to think and be, in this inspiring writing workshop that uses children’s stories, as well as grownup’s stories, to take you through the looking glass.