Date: 8 Tuesdays, 9/24/19 – 11/12/19
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Location: Online Zoom Class
Winter Classes Coming Soon!
More Upcoming Events:
Book Study: Unity of Charlottesville Adventures in Faith Book Study of Alan Cohen’s I Had It All the Time: When Self-Improvement Gives Way to Ecstacy.
Saturdays, 10/5/19 – 11/9/19 | 10:15 – 12:15.
For more information, send me an email.
“Lisa is an outstanding instructor. She is able to combine teaching the craft of writing with a sense of what is important to the writer—to write honestly and what is true for you.”
“Lisa creates safe a container for difficult memories and painful feelings.”
"Excellent instruction. Personal commitment to mindfulness. She knows her discipline and can convey information from personal experience as well as scholarship in the field. Encouraging!"
2019 Classes and Seminars
How to Write about Trauma without Retraumatizing Yourself, 2019 HippoCamp Creative Nonfiction Conference, August 2019
The Art of Forgiveness: Writing as a Form of Letting Go, James Madison University Summer Institute in Counseling, June 2019
Memoir in a Year Part II: Revising Your Book-Length Manuscript, WriterHouse, Year-Long Class, January 2019 – December 2019
2018 Classes and Seminars
The Art of Forgiveness: A Writing Retreat, WriterHouse Seminar, Fall 2018, (Co-taught with Debora Prum)
Memoir 101: The Inciting Incident, WriterHouse Class, Summer 2018
The Sexy Art of Critiquing Manuscripts, WriterHouse Seminar, Summer 2018
Writing to Heal: The Power of Personal Writing, James Madison University Summer Institute in Counseling Seminar, June 18, 2018
The Gifts of Grief: A Retreat on Writing Through Your Loss, WriterHouse Seminar, Winter 2018 (Co-taught with Deborah Prum)
Memoir in a Year Part I: Writing the First Draft of Your Book-Lenght Manuscript, WriterHouse Year-Long Class, January 2018 – December 2018
2017 Classes and Seminars
Tools of the Writing Trade: Tricks and Tips for Finding and Maintaining Inspiration, Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Central Branch Seminar, Fall 2017
Your Life as a Story, WriterHouse Class, Fall 2017
The Writer’s Life: Setting Goals and Planning What’s Next, WriterHouse Seminar, Fall 2017
From Memory to Memoir, WriterHouse Seminar, Summer 2017
Daytime Creative Nonfiction, WriterHouse Class, Summer 2017
Writing 101: The Elements of Good Storytelling, WriterHouse Class, Spring and Summer 2017
Writing with an Open Heart, WriterHouse Class, Fall 2016, Winter 2017
Writing Down Your Bones, Piedmont Community College Class, Spring 2016 and Fall 2016
Class feedback can be found on my testimonials page.