Teaching & Coaching

Improve your writing with hands-on instruction

Want to improve your writing skills? Sign up for a fun, online class with Chris through North Seattle College.

NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, our classes have all moved online. But you’ll still get all the learning and personal connection with others.

You can also arrange for Chris lead a customized writing seminar for your work group, or meet with you virtually for one-on-one writing coaching. All teaching and coaching services provided online.

Read on for details!

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Summer 2020 Continuing Education Classes at North Seattle College

Registration now open!

Easy Steps to Great Grammar (3 sessions)

Wednesdays, July 8-22
North Seattle College online, 6:30-8:30 p.m., $99

Confused about grammar and punctuation? This fun, hands-on class will help you master the latest rules, avoid common errors, and write with confidence. We’ll cover apostrophes, verb tense, word usage, subject/verb agreement, commas/semicolons, style guides, how to avoid the 10 most common grammar and punctuation mistakes, and more.

Class will be held online. To register, call the college at 206-527-3705 or see www.learnatnorth.org

Freelance Writing for Fun & Profit (3 sessions)

Tuesdays, July 14-28
North Seattle College online, 6:30-8 p.m., $75

Make money, influence others, and express yourself with freelance writing! Learn to write compelling stories for magazines, blogs, websites, and more. This fun, hands-on class takes you step-by-step through the writing/publishing process, from getting ideas to cashing your checks. We’ll cover ideas, research, marketing, writing skills, building your platform, and more.

Class will be held online. To register, call the college at 206-527-3705 or see www.learnatnorth.org

Publishing your E-Book (3 sessions) ONLINE

Tuesdays, August 4-18
North Seattle College Online, 6:30-8:30 pm, $99

Reach readers and make money—without the need to find an agent or publisher—by publishing your own e-book. Give new life to your book manuscripts, essay collections, blog posts, family histories, memoirs, or poetry. Or use e-books to promote your business or profession. It’s never been easier to create and publish your own e-books!

Class includes step-by-step instructions and plenty of examples. We’ll cover formatting your manuscript, creating a cover, choosing key words, understanding pricing options, tracking sales, marketing your books, and much more.

Class will be held online. To register, call the college at 206-527-3705 or see www.learnatnorth.org

Write Night online: We’re back!

Write Night is now meeting online via Zoom every Thursday from 6:30-7:45 pm. Each class includes a social time, as well as a chance to share your manuscript (up to 1,000 words) and get feedback from the group. To RSVP or for more information, contact us.

Writing Coaching

Encouragement, motivation, and direction to help you with creative or business writing projects. Now working with clients online via Zoom.

Need help getting your thoughts on paper? We’ll work with you to reach your writing goals, whether it’s publishing that memoir or improving your email.

Topics we can help with include organizing and structuring your story, managing your time, developing writing skills, marketing your manuscript, understanding self-publishing, and more.

Contact us for more information.