What we're about

Welcome to Vancouver Writing Courses!

This is a vibrant and welcoming community for new and experienced writers.

Join us to for dynamic, interactive group writing sessions in which you will write to prompts, dialogue about writing and the creative process and share writing in a warm, non-critical environment.

Members can expect to:

Connect with local writers

Gather new tools for their writing tool kits

Jump-start their creativity

Discover themselves on the page

Gain comfort and confidence in sharing work

Engage in thoughtful dialogue with writers about creativity and the writing process

Have fun!

We currently offer workshops in Writing as Healing for Women + The Creative Writing Power-Pack (all genders)

For interested members, we offer writing coaching, Vancouver + Costa Rica retreats, and onsite workshops in Writing for Wellness.

See Vancouver Women's Writing Courses (http://vancouverwritingcourses.com) or contact Marn: marnATvancouverwritingcourses.com

Upcoming events (5)

Women's Online Writing as Healing workshop

Online event

Are you seeking a safe, supportive + creative community in which to grow and flourish? Would your writing benefit from inspiring themes and prompts? Are you working through a trauma or circumstance? Do you long to deepen your spiritual connection? The Women’s Writing as Healing Workshop series responds to the needs of women to connect to each other in a close and supportive circle. It fosters personal growth, healing and spiritual insight. It inspires writing, creativity and self-connection. Join an intimate circle of women for a journey of empowerment through written expression. This is an ongoing 18-week series, held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Classes do not build upon each other and can be taken out of sequence. Workshops are available in three, 6-part packages for $252. Early-Bird Specials $227. Drop-ins $42 where seats remain. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; and exercises designed to connect us with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing, optional sharing of writing and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses decades of experience as an intuitive energy therapist and writing workshop facilitator/professional writer. Strengthen through the warmth + support of a spiritual sisterhood Grow through a committed focus on self-empowerment + expression Boost inspiration + plug into your creative flow Gain confidence in + refine your writer’s voice Explore spiritual issues from a women’s perspective in a close circle of women Receive armloads of support for yourself on your healing path Experience the joy of supporting other women in their life journeys The workshop series is held online. "Participating in Marn's writing workshop has easily become the highlight of my week. ...She has created a truly nurturing environment to allow for writers at all levels to flourish...Marn provides a space where we can all write freely, share vulnerably and hold each other with such compassion. When we get together in her workshop, it is absolute and pure magic." Annie Phung Vancouver, BC “ Something truly magical transpires through Marn's facilitation. She leads by example, responding thoughtfully to each contribution, holding space, and validating where we are in our healing journey. Her intuitive, attentive approach creates a nearly palpable sense of safety and connection in the room, transforming strangers into a circle of trust, support, and inspiration...Attending her workshops is easily one of the best things I've ever done for my well-being, for my love of writing, and for my sense of wonder and appreciation for women.” Amanda Hobbs Vancouver, BC "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

Online Writing as Healing workshop

Online event

Are you feeling isolated and disconnected during these extraordinary times? Are you seeking a safe, supportive + creative community in which to grow and flourish? Would your writing benefit from inspiring themes and prompts? Do you long to deepen your spiritual connection? The Writing as Healing Workshop series responds to the needs of people to connect to each other in a close and supportive circle. It fosters personal growth, healing and spiritual insight. It inspires writing, creativity and self-connection. Join an intimate circle for a journey of empowerment through written expression. This is an ongoing 18-week series, held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Classes do not build upon each other and can be taken out of sequence. Workshops are available in three, 6-part packages for $252. Early-Bird Specials $227. Drop-ins $42 where seats remain. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; and exercises designed to connect us with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing, optional sharing of writing and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses decades of experience as an intuitive energy therapist and writing workshop facilitator/professional writer. Strengthen through the warmth + support of community Grow through a committed focus on self-empowerment + expression Boost inspiration + plug into your creative flow Gain confidence in + refine your writer’s voice Explore spiritual issues in a close circle Receive armloads of support for yourself on your healing and/or trauma recovery path Experience the joy of supporting others in their life journeys The workshop series is held online. "Participating in Marn's writing workshop has easily become the highlight of my week. ...She has created a truly nurturing environment to allow for writers at all levels to flourish...Marn provides a space where we can all write freely, share vulnerably and hold each other with such compassion. When we get together in her workshop, it is absolute and pure magic." Annie Phung Vancouver, BC “ Something truly magical transpires through Marn's facilitation. She leads by example, responding thoughtfully to each contribution, holding space, and validating where we are in our healing journey. Her intuitive, attentive approach creates a nearly palpable sense of safety and connection in the room, transforming strangers into a circle of trust, support, and inspiration...Attending her workshops is easily one of the best things I've ever done for my well-being, for my love of writing, and for my sense of wonder and appreciation for women.” Amanda Hobbs Vancouver, BC "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

Women's Online Writing as Healing workshop

Online event

Are you seeking a safe, supportive + creative community in which to grow and flourish? Would your writing benefit from inspiring themes and prompts? Are you working through a trauma or circumstance? Do you long to deepen your spiritual connection? The Women’s Writing as Healing Workshop series responds to the needs of women to connect to each other in a close and supportive circle. It fosters personal growth, healing and spiritual insight. It inspires writing, creativity and self-connection. Join an intimate circle of women for a journey of empowerment through written expression. This is an ongoing 18-week series, held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Classes do not build upon each other and can be taken out of sequence. Workshops are available in three, 6-part packages for $252. Early-Bird Specials $227. Drop-ins $42 where seats remain. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; and exercises designed to connect us with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing, optional sharing of writing and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses decades of experience as an intuitive energy therapist and writing workshop facilitator/professional writer. Strengthen through the warmth + support of a spiritual sisterhood Grow through a committed focus on self-empowerment + expression Boost inspiration + plug into your creative flow Gain confidence in + refine your writer’s voice Explore spiritual issues from a women’s perspective in a close circle of women Receive armloads of support for yourself on your healing path Experience the joy of supporting other women in their life journeys The workshop series is held online. "Participating in Marn's writing workshop has easily become the highlight of my week. ...She has created a truly nurturing environment to allow for writers at all levels to flourish...Marn provides a space where we can all write freely, share vulnerably and hold each other with such compassion. When we get together in her workshop, it is absolute and pure magic." Annie Phung Vancouver, BC “ Something truly magical transpires through Marn's facilitation. She leads by example, responding thoughtfully to each contribution, holding space, and validating where we are in our healing journey. Her intuitive, attentive approach creates a nearly palpable sense of safety and connection in the room, transforming strangers into a circle of trust, support, and inspiration...Attending her workshops is easily one of the best things I've ever done for my well-being, for my love of writing, and for my sense of wonder and appreciation for women.” Amanda Hobbs Vancouver, BC "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

Online Writing as Healing workshop

Online event

Are you seeking a safe, supportive + creative community in which to grow and flourish? Would your writing benefit from inspiring themes and prompts? Are you working through a trauma or circumstance? Do you long to deepen your spiritual connection? The Writing as Healing Workshop series responds to the needs of people to connect to each other in a close and supportive circle. It fosters personal growth, healing and spiritual insight. It inspires writing, creativity and self-connection. Join an intimate circle for a journey of empowerment through written expression. This is an ongoing 18-week series, held on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Classes do not build upon each other and can be taken out of sequence. Workshops are available in three, 6-part packages for $252. Early-Bird Specials $227. Drop-ins $42 where seats remain. The workshops include check-ins; guided visualization; inspiring writing prompts; and exercises designed to connect us with the creative, the divine and ourselves through writing, optional sharing of writing and dialogue. No writing experience required! For these workshops, Marn Norwich fuses decades of experience as an intuitive energy therapist and writing workshop facilitator/professional writer. Strengthen through the warmth + support of community Grow through a committed focus on self-empowerment + expression Boost inspiration + plug into your creative flow Gain confidence in + refine your writer’s voice Explore spiritual issues in a close circle Receive armloads of support for yourself on your healing path Experience the joy of supporting others in their life journeys The workshop series is held online. "Participating in Marn's writing workshop has easily become the highlight of my week. ...She has created a truly nurturing environment to allow for writers at all levels to flourish...Marn provides a space where we can all write freely, share vulnerably and hold each other with such compassion. When we get together in her workshop, it is absolute and pure magic." Annie Phung Vancouver, BC “ Something truly magical transpires through Marn's facilitation. She leads by example, responding thoughtfully to each contribution, holding space, and validating where we are in our healing journey. Her intuitive, attentive approach creates a nearly palpable sense of safety and connection in the room, transforming strangers into a circle of trust, support, and inspiration...Attending her workshops is easily one of the best things I've ever done for my well-being, for my love of writing, and for my sense of wonder and appreciation for women.” Amanda Hobbs Vancouver, BC "Wednesdays are now the highlight of my week, thanks to Marn and her warm generous spirit! She has a gift for creating a beautiful, safe, and sacred space, allowing for thoughtful dialogue, tranquility, self-reflection, and empowerment. I have never felt so comfortable and am excited to continue my journey with these wonderful women! I can't thank you enough, Marn." - Jasmine, Vancouver, BC For more info, contact Marn Norwich at[masked] [masked] or see www.vancouverwritingcourses.com

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