Write who you are. Live your metaphors.
How does metaphor work in your life? What is your relationship with your writing process? How do you develop mastery as a writer? How do you write your truth?
Actively explore metaphor through writing and reflection to boost your creativity and re-invigorate your writing process.
The Writing Spiral is inspired by the ideas in the now sold-out book by the same name.
This is a 12-week course that explores 8 spirals. The course includes:
- 61 days of lessons over 12 weeks of instruction
- 100+ hours of learning and writing
- 141 prompts and experiences--lots of choice!
- 18 instructional videos
- 15 PDF downloads of resources you can keep
- Change your writing life by spending 20-60 minutes a day with us!
This course is for people who are new to writing, experienced writers, and writing teachers. This is a course for everybody. The online, self-directed format allows writers to work at their own pace or follow the day-to-day structure outlined here.
Explore your relationship with your writing and with learning. Be inspired. Uncover a rich creative life and find balance.
Jessica Outram was recently appointed Poet Laureate of Cobourg, Ontario. She has been a writer and educator for over twenty years.
Her work with sunshine in a jar began in a poem and then became the focus of her arts-informed inquiry during her Master of Arts in Adult Education and Community Development at University of Toronto.
Jessica Outram’s play Once Upon a Rocking Chair recently had a run of sold out performances in her hometown. The Writing Spiral: Learning as a Writer is a book about eight thematic spirals exploring how we can cultivate a writing life of ongoing development. From the Cottage Porch: An Anthology captures the spirit of cottage life in Ontario.
Jessica is a member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada and a proud citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario. She is an elementary school principal who writes every day. For more information visit: www.sunshineinajar.com
If you have any questions, please email [email protected]