I teach writing seminars in person and online, support writers with personal coaching, and also offer manuscript review and editing services for fiction and nonfiction.
See testimonials from previous seminar participants and clients. Also, a small sample of book publications by clients. I’ve helped many new writers get agents and publishers and their first publishing credits.
Online Writing Seminar: Write a Book with Write to the Finish 2018
A 9-month, long-distance course for writers working on a book-length manuscript, in any form: fiction, nonfiction, memoir, or poetry and story collections. We work by email and phone so you can take part wherever you are. Led by Tania Casselle and Sean Murphy, NEA Fellow in Creative Writing & winner of the Hemingway Award for a First Novel. The course includes online seminar days, mentor calls, craft lessons, and a full manuscript critique. Find out more about Write to the Finish.
Zen in the Art of Writing: Writing, Meditation and Yoga workshop
Chateau Fairmont, Lake Louise, Canadian Rockies
March 18 – 22, 2018
Join me and Hemingway Award-winning author, NEA Fellow and Dharma teacher Sean Murphy for a contemplative writing retreat in this world-renowned natural setting in the Canadian Rockies! We’ll begin each day with meditation and mindfulness, exploring how these practices open our eye for detail, free the creative flow and liberate our authentic writing voices. Optional yoga sessions are offered each morning as well. We taught at this beautiful hotel last year and it was a wonderful experience in a stunning location.
Find all the information here and contact me with any questions.
Participant Mag said: “Definitely take this retreat if you would like some immersion in writing practice and meditation. The kind attention and wisdom of these teachers is a huge plus and the setting is remarkable!”
Spiritual Directors International Writer’s Institute
St Louis, April 26 2018
I am Institute Chair for the Writer’s Institute at the 2018 Spiritual Directors International Conference in St Louis. You can join the Writing your Story – Making Connections seminar day without attending the full conference. I am so looking forward to leading this Writer’s Institute, with a focus on writing as a spiritual practice, also exploring how we can write about spirituality in order to reach an audience of spiritual seekers. Of course, we will also discuss how to get published, with plenty of tips for writers to take away.
Guest presenters are Sean Murphy, 2018 NEA fellow in Creative Writing, Faulkner and Hemingway Award-winning fiction author, winner of an International Book Award for his non-fiction book One Bird, One Stone: 108 Contemporary Zen Stories and Dharma teacher in the White Plum Lineage. Author & Huffington Post writer Steven Crandell will bring his expertise too.