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Workshops & Courses

Casey offers workshops and courses on many topics. There are a few examples of previous workshops below, but normally workshops and courses are curated by the attendees or parents to fit the specific needs of the writers. Casey is an expert in differentiation and relationship building, which allows her students and clients to write freely in their own voices about who they are and what matters to them.


Workshops are available virtually or in person within the DMV area.


The workshops range from 1-3 hours.

Telling Our Stories

We grow and heal through the stories we tell about ourselves and others. In this workshop, we will use pre-writing techniques to structure and begin memoir projects.

Letters to Cupid: A Love Poem Writing Workshop

Donika Kelly said that a great love poem is about “reaching.” In this workshop we will put that reach onto the page to craft love poems of all kinds.

Show Don't Tell: A Sensory Imagery Workshop

If a poem is a “feeling on a page,” as Rita Dove says, then the world needs poems that paint those feelings. In this workshop, we will structure writing around the engagement all five senses to create emotional engagement.

On Task Creativty: Habits for Writing & Revision

One of the most common issues with writers is getting stuck (or not starting) despite desire and good intentions. In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for keeping the movement going in a joyful way, revision, and have writing time to create individualized strategies based on your needs.

Project Editing Packages

For revision work on academic or creative writing, individual session packages are available. Please use the contact form to tell Casey about your project and needs to determine rates.

College & Graduate School Application/Essay Packages

This workshop is for students applying for college or graduate school who need support in crafting compelling applications, including personal narratives/statements and writing samples. We will go over best practices, do brainstorming work, and have drafting time to begin our essays. Package includes 3 1-hour individual sessions for active essay work.

Homeschool Independent Studies & Classes

Homeschooled students can work with Casey in independent studies and courses in writing, Latin, English, memoir, gender studies, mythology, or curated topics determined through conversation with the students and parents. These courses are offered virtually, though if the students are local to the DC area, meeting in person is an option. Please reach out with details and anticipated needs for rates.

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