ONLINE When You Just Don’t Wanna – A Lazy Writer’s Guide To Putting Words On The Page
Some call it writer’s block, others call it a lack of motivation. Either way, every writer sometimes struggles to get their butt in the seat. This lighthearted course will cover several ways to trick your brain and seduce the muse, even when tapping keys feel like pulling teeth.
Some of these get-it-together tips include:
- The 50/10 Method
- Dressing the Part
- Timer Tracking
- Scenery Switching
- Silencing Software
- Writing Blind
- Shouting it Out
Students can expect to receive a Lazy Writer’s Tip Sheet and to share a few laughs.
This is an interactive online class using the Zoom web platform.
Katie Bickell is author of Always Brave, Sometimes Kind, a novel told in short stories, and the recipient of the Alberta Literary Award’s Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Story, the Writer’s Guild of Alberta’s Emerging Writer Award, the 2014 Alberta Views Short Story Contest, and the 2011 YMF Voices of Motherhood Essay Contest. Her fiction has been published in magazine and literary journals in Canada, the United States, and the UK. Originally from rural Northern Alberta, Katie now lives in Sherwood Park with her husband and daughters.