Classes

WRITING TO HEAL: THE POWER OF PERSONAL WRITING

Date: Select Thursdays, 1/24/19 – 12/5/19
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: WriterHouse
Cost: $1,399, payment plans available

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MEMOIR IN A YEAR PART I: WRITING THE FIRST DRAFT OF YOUR BOOK-LENGTH MEMOIR

From memory to Memoir, Presentation during the 2018 Virginia writer’s club symposium

Date: Saturday 11/3/18
Time: 8:30 – 4:30, presentation time TBA
Location:  The Hilton Garden Inn, Glenn Allen, VA
Cost: Early registration begins on 9/1/18. Please see the conference website for details.

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“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.”

WriterHouse Student

“Lisa creates safe a container for difficult memories and painful feelings.”

WriterHouse Student

"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!"

WriterHouse Student

Past Classes

2018 Classes and Seminars 

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

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