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Upcoming Workshops

Hugo House: Nail Your First Chapter — Winter Writing Course

In this intensive, four week course, I’ll help you structure, start and end your first chapter in a way that grabs readers and lays the foundation for your book. I’ll also help you bring it to life through key narrative techniques and provide personal coaching to guide you along the way.

  • Dates: Every Sunday, from January 12th through February 2nd
  • Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Where: Hugo House | 1021 Columbia St., Seattle, WA 98104

For more information, please visit hugohouse.org

Hugo House: Write Your Memoir — How to Structure, Outline, and Bring Your Story to Life

  • Date: Sunday, February 9, 2020
  • Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Where: Hugo House | 1021 Columbia St., Seattle, WA 98104

In this intensive crash-course, NYT-bestselling memoir author and book coach Ingrid Ricks will arm you with the tools you need to effectively dive into your memoir. She’ll start by teaching you the three most common story structure techniques, and then walk you through the simple
outlining process she employs for every book project she takes on. From there, she’ll delve into the six powerful narrative writing techniques you need to bring your memoir to life. Be prepared to write! This class includes a lunch break.

ONGOING: Summer Institutes Online Independent CourseInstructor: Ingrid Ricks

  • What: Unleashing the Power of Personal Narrative
  • When: Ongoing – Online Independent Study Course for Educators or ANYONE interested in unleashing the power of personal narrative.
  • For More Information or to Register, CLICK HERE

Note: This is an intensive five-week course with video lessons and personal feedback on all writing assignments. The course, which can be completed in five weeks or on your own timeline, includes the submission of a 4-6 page story.

Ongoing Storytelling Workshop | GenPride

  • Dates: Second Saturday of Every Month
  • Time:10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Where: GenPride Office | 401 Broadway E Suite 223, Seattle, WA 98102

Monthly writing workshop/literary open mic for seniors in the LGBTQ+ community, with the first workshop on Saturday, June 22, 2019. To learn more, click here.

Upcoming Talks

Diversity and Disabilities Conference at Washington State University Vancouver

Educator’s Conference

Visions 2020 Conference 

Educator’s Conference 

Educator’s Conference