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ONLINE academy

and watch at your convenience!

download video seminars

Or choose to meet "live" with an instructor on Zoom

 

for adults

Writing Workshops

with Amanda Forker

A unique club for writers. Weekly meetings combine an exciting mix of writing improvement tips, crowd-sourced troubleshooting, and free writing time. Membership includes publication in Inkling Magazine, discounts on writing classes, and writer networking events. 

MEETS ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Thursdays / 7:00 - 9:00 pm

COST: $160 for six month membership

REGISTER HERE

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with Dawn Metcalf

Before you sit down to write that novel you've been thinking about, learn how to approach your writing process from a successful, published author. Identify your "spark," create your outline and learn the secrets of successful plot structure. Downloadable class lasts 30 minutes.

DOWNLOAD AND WATCH AT YOUR CONVENIENCE

COST: $35

DOWNLOAD HERE

with Beverly Army Williams

DOWNLOADABLE CLASS

COMING SOON

 

Writing Workshops

for kids

with Erin Dotson-Kelly

In this 3-part series, kids in 4th-8th grade will develop a step-by-step plan to draft their own creative short story. Instruction will focus on the elements of a strong plot, developing characters, and the creative writing process.

REGISTER HERE

with Pamela Perry Goulardt

COMING SOON

individual coaching

 

with C. Flanagan Flynn

Professional editor C. Flanagan Flynn has been named our first Writer-In-Residence, and is available to help all levels of writers with their writing and editing needs.  C's expertise in working with fiction and nonfiction writers is evidenced through the bylines they’ve earned working with her. She is the former Managing Editor of Brain Child and Brain Teen magazines, and Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief of Centered: The magazine of personal stories

INDIVIDUAL COACHING

$75/hour

SEMI-PRIVATE COACHING

(Up to 3 writers meeting together on Zoom)

$35/hour

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with Carrie Firestone

Have you finished a first draft and need help with revision? Have you been querying agents and getting nowhere? Do you just want someone to take a look at your first ten pages? Carrie Firestone, author of THE LOOSE ENDS LIST (Little, Brown 2016), THE UNLIKELIES (Little, Brown, 2017), and DRESS CODED (Putnam/Random House Penguin, 2020) will help you take the next steps in your writing journey. She will provide clear, judgment-free feedback and answer all your questions about agents, publishing, story pitfalls, and craft. 

INDIVIDUAL COACHING

$75/hour

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with T.J. Banks

It’s easy to lose your way when you’re writing.  You stop short, freeze up, and lose sight of what you saw so vividly at the outset.  That’s when you need a creative listener, someone to brainstorm with you. Novelist T. J. Banks will work with you and help you get back on your path. Break through that writer's block and get those creative juices flowing again.

 

INDIVIDUAL COACHING

$75/hour

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with Robin Towle-Fecso

Whether you're creating your own illustrations and would like feedback, or you're getting ready to self-publish your manuscript and aren't sure how to design a cover, graphic artist Robin Towle-Fecso will sit down with you and help you improve the visual impact of your book.  Robin is also available to create your illustrations as well.

INDIVIDUAL COACHING

$75/hour

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with Pamela Perry Goulardt

Do you have a screenplay underway?  Sit down with a professional, produced screenwriter and learn an insider's secrets about how to get your screenplay noticed and produced.  Pamela is available to edit your screenplay and make suggestions as to how to make it as marketable as possible.  

INDIVIDUAL COACHING

$75/hour

LEARN MORE & BOOK AN APPOINTMENT 

 

Fantasy World Building

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with Amanda Forker

Take classes at our version of Hogwarts with Professor Amanda, who'll include crafts, games and writing activities in each lesson!  Choose from Charms, Potions, Care of Magical Creatures, and more. 

REGISTER HERE for CHARMS

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with Lisa Natcharian

Learn to build an escape room game in your own house from a professional escape room designer! You'll cover codes, puzzles, props, locks (including magnetic), building tricks, gameplay flow, and more. 

COMING SOON

 

Art & Design Workshops

for all ages

with Robin Towle-Fecso

COMING SOON

 

free classes

on YouTube

Bookish Crafting with Jane Austen

Women of Letters: PenPal & Mail Crafting

How to Read a Movie: Film Analysis Class

 

Teach for Us

Are you an author, a writing instructor, or an artist?

Email Erin@StorytellersCottage.com

to learn more about how we can help you develop an online video workshop series 

750 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury CT | (860) 877-6099

Info@StorytellersCottage.com

© 2020 by Storyteller's Cottage LLC. All rights reserved.

 

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