MINE TO TELL
Let us guide you to your own strength as a writer and creative.
Our online creative writing courses help you gather both skills and courage to write the stories that only you can tell.
Summer session registration is open!
To get $25 off the Mine to Tell course, sign up for our newsletter and we'll send a coupon code your way (valid through May 15).
We believe that you carry a story inside that only you can tell.
Whether you’re writing for publication or solely for your own enjoyment, something big happens when you can articulate yourself. Your world shifts when you know that you are capable of telling your story.
But what if you don't know where to start? Or you doubt yourself? Or your voice got lost somewhere along the way?
We're Ashmae and Kathy and we created the courses at Mine to Tell to help you gather both skills and courage to write. Think of us as your personal writing yoga instructors.
We're honored you're here.
And we are so excited to hear the stories you have to share.
Ashmae Hoiland is a creator of art, of writing, of projects that try to make the world better. She received a BFA in painting and an MFA in poetry. She is the writer/illustrator of five children's books; creator of the We Brave Women project (an initiative to tell the stories of brave women around the world through art and writing); writer and illustrator of 100 Birds Taught Me To Fly (a memoir), winner of several awards, including being a finalist in the national Indiefab awards. She has taught writing in University settings, as a keynote speaker, at dozens of events and retreats. Follow along with her on Instagram @birdsofashmae
Kathy West is a writer who loves to see a creative impulse put to use. She received her MFA in fiction and a handful of her short stories have been published in Apalachee Review, Kenyon Review Online, and elsewhere. As an introvert who likes talking into microphones, she has read her creative non-fiction on stage for Lit Lounge at SMoCA in Scottsdale AZ, Bar Flies in Phoenix AZ, and Dirty Laundry Lit in Los Angeles. Follow along with her on Instagram @kathy.west
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Creative Writing courses
We're so excited for you to become the writer you want to be.
Mine to tell:
A Writing Course
Registration open | Next session begins June 13
To get $25 off this course, sign up for our newsletter and we'll send a coupon code your way (valid through May 22).
An advanced writing workshop
that takes you and the craft of writing seriously
The Creative Hour
A course in creating alongside children
We aim to release this course at the beginning of summer. To be notified when it becomes available, sign up below.
Questions about any of these courses? We'd love to help.
We'd love to hear from you
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