Online Writing Workshops

Every Week, No Registration Required:

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ONLINE Drop-in Writing Workshops: Every Tuesday at 7:00pm and Thursday at Noon (Eastern) via Zoom.

Come when you can, stay as long as you are able.

A prompt will be offered at the beginning of the workshop and remain available on screen for the entire hour. Prompts and exercises are suitable for any genre of creative writing. Watch blog for announcements and details.

A suggested goodwill donation of $10.00 through Zelle (lisahasejackson@gmail.com), Venmo (@Lisa-Hase-Jackson), PayPal (lisahasejackson@gmail.com), or by check (send email for address) helps to defray costs.

Sample workshop format with prompts: Poetics of Justice

January Themes:

  • January 26 &28 : Success

February Themes:

  • February 2 & 4: Honesty
  • February 9 & 11: Affection
  • February 16 & 18: Grief
  • February 23 & 25:  Germination

Log onto zoom and enter Meeting ID: 512 194 9100. You will be placed in the waiting room to be admitted shortly thereafter (a security measure).


ONLINE Wednesday Afternoon Poetry Workshop and Study Group: Meets every other Wednesday from 1:00-3:00pm via Zoom. Next 12-week session begins January 27. Each week we discuss a chapter from a craft book, workshop poetry, and respond to a writing exercise or prompt. $180.00 for six meetings.

  • Winter Session 2021: January 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, March 24, April 7. (Text: Best Words, Best Order by Stephen Dobyns) (1 spot open)
  • Spring Session 2021: April 14 (orientation), April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, 16 & 30 and July 7 (note: one-week between last two workshop dates).

March 2021

ONLINE Yoga and Writing for Transformation: Wednesdays 7:00 – 8:30pm ET. Join us as we combine the restorative properties of yoga and creative writing to tap into our deep reservoirs of strength and inner joy to transform pain into wisdom, trauma into experience, fear into courage.

Email to lisahasejackson@gmail.com for more information or to register


February-June, 2021

ONLINE Creative Writing for Teens: This is a Pressure-free, creativity-expanding creative writing course for writers ages 13-17. Imaginative prompts and exercises each week to inspire personal essays, short stories, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Offered through Blair Center for the Arts
  • Session I: Tuesdays, 3:30 PM, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2 & March 9
  • Session 2: Tuesdays, 3:30 PM, March 16, March 23, March 30 & April 6Creative
  • Session 3: Tuesdays, 3:30 PM, April 13, April 20, April 27 & May 4
  • Session 4: Tuesdays, 3:30 PM, May 11, May 18, May 25, & June 1
ONLINE Creative Writing for Adults: Creative writing increases productivity and inventive problem solving in all aspects of life, from business to education to parenting. Each week we will explore imaginative writing prompts and exercises to inspire personal essays, blogs, short stories, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Offered through Blair Center for the Arts
  • Session I:  Thursdays, 5-6PM – Feb. 18, 25, March 4 & 11
  • Session 2: Thursdays, 5-6PM – March 18, 25, April 1 & 8
  • Session 3: Thursdays, 5-6PM – April 15, 22, 29 & May 6
  • Session 4: Thursdays, 5-6PM – May 13, 20, 27 & June 3
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