Writing Workshops

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Yoga and Memoir Writing Workshop: Write, Heal, Transform: Come explore the intimate connection between Yoga and memories and discover how combining asanas and writing nurtures powerful writing. Join myself and yoga instructor Jessica Merritt via Zoom from 6:30-8:30pm Thursdays in October for 4 weeks (October 8, 15,22 & 29). Participants will be led through a yoga series and a memoir writing exercise during each session. Stay centered and make progress on your memoir. Email lisahasejackson@gmail.com for more information.

Poetry Manuscript Workshop: This four-week workshop is ideal for poets working toward compiling a collection of poems for a full- or chap-sized manuscript and would like to feedback on their collection’s themes, motifs, and poem order. This workshop is limited to 4 participants.  Dates:  Wednesdays October 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11 from 7:00-9:00 PM EDT. Cost: $200 by check, PayPal or Venmo. Email lisahasejackson@gmail.com to register.

Writing and Grief Workshop: Let the practice of writing guide you through the process of grief to discover underlying peace and reconnect with your personal joy. We will explore poetry, memoir, and journal writing in this 6 week virtual workshop. Participants will need access to a computer and the Zoom application. Dates: Sunday 1:00-3:00 EDT November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and December 6. Cost: $150.00 payable by check, PayPal or Venmo. Email lisahasejackson@gmail.com to register.

Spring Introduction to Poetry Writing: TBA

Spring Poetry Workshop for the Practicing Poet: TBA

Spring Advance Poetry Workshop: TBA

Email me at lisahasejackson@gmail.com for additional information about any of these workshops.

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Coaching Sessions and Groups

Developmental editing and one-to-one coaching for writers at every stage of their career, from budding beginner to widely published professional. Whether you are finishing your first, second, or third book or simply wish to add depth and meaning to your personal writing, we can work together to rekindle the passion to complete your project. For more information, contact Lisa at lisahasejackon@gmail.com.

Sample Programs:

Generative Coaching:

  • One week program to jump start or return to writing, includes exercises, prompts, phone conference, and email communication.
  • One month program includes writing prompts and exercises, feedback on drafts, email and phone communication, notes on themes and motifs.
  • Ninety-day program including writing prompts and exercises, feedback on drafts, email and phone communication, notes on themes and motifs, manuscript building or consultation.

Developmental Editing:

  • Ten-page developmental editing with 50 minute phone conference and notes
  • Twenty-page developmental editing with 50 minute phone conference and notes
  • Fifty-page developmental editing with two 50 minute phone conferences and notes

Coaching:

  • One-time phone conference to overcome a temporary “block.”
  • One-month program designed to start or return to a regular writing practice.
  • Ninety-day program includes above plus focus on a specific project and/or support while sending out work for consideration.