Past workshops, retreats and more:

How Telling Your Life Story Can Improve Your Well Being--Why You Need to Tell It Now!

  • April 23, 2022 in Albuquerque, NM

Navigate the Power of Possibility in Memoir

  • September 14-17, 2021 (Zoom Workshop)

SUBMIT! To the Creative Process...and The Sun Magazine! Writing Workshop 

  • June 26, 2021 (Online via Iowa Summer Writing Festival)

Advanced Memoir: Artistry, Anchors, & Beyond

  • November 7-8, 2020 (Zoom Workshop)

Advanced Memoir: Consultation & Critique

  • July 26-30, 2020 (Zoom Workshop)

Memoir Breakthrough: Putting It All Together

  • June 27-28, 2020 (Online via Iowa Summer Writing Festival)

Refining Memoir: Digging Deeper

  • July 14-19, 2019 in Boulder, CO

Your Legacy as Memoir: The Essence of a Life Workshop

  • July 22-27, 2018 in Boulder, CO

Book-length Manuscript Revision and Editing:

  • The Sicilian Sorceress: A Historical Fiction Time Travel Novel by Mary Knight (2022)
  • HEARTWOOD, Lessons and Legacy by Mary Emely Verba (2022)
  • Title Forthcoming - A Memoir by Jadene Ransdell (2022-23)
  • Weaving Light (a memoir in essays) by Becca King (2021)
  • An Unexamined Life: A Memoir by Susan Broidy (2021)
  • Memoir: coaching and substantive editing: Spring/Summer 2020
  • Memoir: developmental writing and substantive editing: Spring 2020
  • Eco-Adventure Novel: Spring/Summer 2018
  • Young Adult Life Skills/Self-Help Non-Fiction: Summer 2018

Private Writing Retreats and Intensives - 2-5 Days

  • Boulder, CO: September 2019
  • Boulder, CO: April 2018
  • Boulder, CO: June 2017
  • Boulder, CO:  June & September, 2016
  • Texas Hill Country:  April 2016

Jumpstart Your Creative Genius®: Reclaiming the Writer Within

  • The University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival
  • Ethel's Chocolate Shop, Evanston, IL

Keeping A Spiritual Journal

  • The University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, IL
  • First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, Arlington Heights, IL
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Longmont, CO

The following have been offered at the University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival:

  • Writing Your Legacy: the Essence of a Life
  • Legacy as Memoir®
  • Writing Your Life Stories
  • Advanced Life Stories
  • A Writing Sampler
  • Where the Wild Things Are: Creativity, Flow and Writing Magic
  • An Invitation to Word Play
  • Postcards from Midlife
  • Columns and Op Eds: Spinning the Personal Essay
  • The Personal Essay
  • Conquering Writer's Block

Past Workshops