Creative Writing Series

November 21, 2022

Calling all writers! We are partnering with Wordstorm Society of the Arts to present a creative writing series, beginning November 27. Learn about poetry, creative fiction and how to mine your dreams for writing ideas.

If you missed a webinar, don’t worry! We will share recordings, free for viewing, for a limited time (until March 2023). Find them here.

Dream Delving: Prospecting in your Sleep for New Writing Ideas

Date: Sunday, November 27, 2022

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Join Carla Stein of Wordstorm Society of the Arts to learn how you can mine your dreams for writing gold. This presentation will look at why dreams can help inspire and inform your writing, lucid dreaming and ways to keep track of the writer-ly nuggets you prospect from your dreams.

Bringing Poems to Life

Date: Sunday, December 4, 2022

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Join Nanaimo-based writer, poet and writing mentor, Mary Ann Moore, for a webinar on writing poems to illuminate the observations, experiences and events of one’s life. Have a notebook and pen handy as Mary Ann will offer invitations for writing your own poems which you can share if you’d like to. Questions will be welcome.

Fun with Diction and Jane: A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Poetry 

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm.

Join Richard Stevenson of Wordstorm Society of the Arts for a 90-minute word jam and learn how to write a regular, fun metric and beguiling free verse poem and how to go about seeking a wider audience for your poetry.

An Introduction to the Cosmos of Creative Nonfiction

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Join Shelley Stein-Wotten Wordstorm Society of the Arts in exploring the creative nonfiction cosmos in this 90-minute webinar.During the webinar you’ll learn about the importance of the writer’s voice and do a short guided exercise so you can begin to suss out your own unique way of seeing and describing the world within and around you. Space suits optional.