Do you dream of writing a book or a play, but you keep making excuses why you can’t write right now?
Do you keep promising you will start writing your story one day?
Do you have a lot of good ideas that you start but they never go anywhere?
Well the Seven Minute Writing Bootcamp can help.
Whether you are writing memoir, short story or long form the answer is the same. You have to make time for your writing if you want to get it done.
Using this unique seven minute minute method you will learn how to give your writing time a doable structure. I will show you how to sneak past the doubt, move into the right brain creativity, use sensory work to activate deeper ideas, develop the moment before, create the suddenly and how to pace the story. Plus we will discuss the basic elements of character.
HOW VALUABLE IS THIS TO YOU!?
1. Sunday morning Lesson The Lesson of the week with in class writing exercises. We will have time to share these exercises with other writers.
2. Wed Q&A calls with laser-coaching from me (VALUE $500)
These mid-week calls get down and dirty while you ask me anything you want to know about the lesson of the week, or personal challenges as a writer.
3. A weekly audio and video prompts on the FB wall.
4. A virtual classroom where you can post your writing privately so I can see your progress and coach you online. ( VALUE $250)
5. A one-on-one, 30-minute coaching call mid-session so you can ask me burning questions about your stories( VALUE $200)
6. A public FB group for you to share your work and connect with other writers from around the world.
SUNDAY APRIL 27TH TO MAY 25th. We will have a total of 9 sessions. This is highly focused time period and its broken down in short writing bursts designed for your success.
Using right brain exercises you will push past the doubt, awaken your writing with sensory writing, learn about the suddenly that starts all story, cultivate the yearning a character needs to be activated through a story.
We meet Sunday mornings and Wed evening. The Sunday morning class is part sermon part hands on exercises. Then Wednesday you bring your questions to the table so Deb can coach you directly.
WRITERS RAVE ABOUT DEB’S
“3 years of trying to get published pre-Deb: no Globe and Mail. A few months post-Deb: my first essay is published. I couldn’t have done it without Deb’s Unlock the Block writers’ retreat. Michelle Hauser, Kingston Whig Standard 2013
” Deborah’s dynamic energy and funny way of imparting wisdom helps it stick. ” Collette Currin 2013
“Your approach was uniquely under-bearing for a “teacher”. No one was judged. We only applied your suggestions. For the defiant type this is magic.” Richard Armin
“Deb’s workshop was a big gift I gave to myself. I was treated to self-expression, creativity, and the sheer joy one gets from honestly sharing with like-minded people who just want to expand. It was like a mani-pedi for the mind. You’ll love it!” – Linda Kash, Actress and Writer
“She took me from diary and therapy writing to waking up and writing about life in front of me.” Rita Jastoma
“Deb’s energy and commitment to her students is inspiring and you come away from her workshops with real tools to help you move forward in your writing and break through barriers and obstacles that block you. Highly recommended for any level of writer or artist wishing to get the creative juices flowing in a supportive, non-judgmental environment.” – Deborah Jarvis, Screenwriter 2011 -2012
But what if you miss the calls? No problem there. They are all taped. There is audio, ppt. and video so you can learn in the most powerful way that works for you. You can still listen and do homework online for the following 90 days.
FAQ (or why you should sign up now)
Deborah is not just a teacher, but a creative midwife, who brings 30 years of experience to the room. Besides creating award-winning plays, books and one-woman shows, she has mentored thousands of writers to get ideas from their head to the page. She knows how to create a strong point of view, language that’s tight and muscled. Plus, she is hilarious so the classes are entertaining to boot. ( (BIO)
SIGN UP NOW FOR ONLY $349. ( ONCE YOU SIGN UP AT THIS PRICE THERE NO REFUNDS FOR THIS CLASS)