Custom workshops to help you succeed as a writer
Outrigger's online workshops draw together writers from across the globe. Our online classes replicate the experience of being together in a classroom. Here you will be interacting with a mentor and fellow writers in their creative journey. These are not videos. The classes take place live, in real time. You can participate in an Outrigger workshop from anywhere in the world. Taking these classes with attendees from around the world makes your experience more diverse, rich, valuable, and more interesting.
Offered May 15 and 29, 2021
The Joy of Writing
Creative writing can be a long and exhausting process. It takes dedication, determination, time and effort.
But turning your ideas and imagination into published stories doesn't have to be painful. In this workshop we will introduce you to strategies to rekindle your joy and revitalize your writing.
Turning Life into Art
Art is all about inspiration, and life is full of it.
Writing is a creative process of transforming life experience into art. In this intensive workshop we will discuss how to harvest inspirations from people, places and events around the globe and in your personal life. We will equip you with the skills to develop a unique and compelling piece based on your life experience.
Eastern Spiritual poetry
"You are not a drop in the ocean.
You are the entire ocean in a drop."
Jelaluddin Rumi was truly one of the most passionate and profound poets in history. Even after eight centuries his presence still remains strong in today's modern world because his philosophy links back to the Soul-Essence.
In this workshop, we will teach you about the Rumi poetry style, method and techniques and assist you in your creative poetic journey.
Editing your Work One on One
This class is for participants who have a work of fiction in progress. In this workshop we will help you take your writing to the next level. We will provide you with prompts and introduce you to various literary techniques. Throughout this mentorship, we will be working with each participant on an individual basis to analyze your manuscript and help you unlock the means to make it a success.
How to get Published Globally
We will provide you with behind-the-scenes insights about the global publishing arena, and reveal to you the roles of each element in the publishing process; from translator to agent. Outrigger Publishing will assist you in developing a competitive edge that will allow you to step up your success, and make your international debut.