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Workshops & Online Courses

JessLourey, MA, MS, has been a tenured professor of English and sociology since 1998 and is a recipient of The Loft's Excellence in Teaching Fellowship as well as a TEDx presenter. The following is a sample of her most popular presentations as well as a link to her online courses and writing retreats. If you're interested in scheduling an event, please email her at jessicalourey@gmail.com.


Retreats

  Jess Lourey’s Writing Retreats


Workshops

  The Game-changing Story Box

  Crack the Sea

  Write Cleaner, Better, Faster

  Revolutionary Editing Hacks

  A Writer's Journey

  Rewrite Your Life (Full-day)

  Write & Publish Your Novel This Year (Full-day)

  Keynote Speeches/Creativity/Writing to Heal


Online Courses

  Rewrite Your Life: Turn Your Experiences into a Novel

Use fiction to rewrite your life | Jessica Lourey | TEDxRapidCity

"I had the opportunity to take a workshop from Jess before I was published. Her honesty, encouragement, and knowledge of the craft helped me make the leap from aspiring writer to published author. ."

— Lissa Marie Redmond, author of A Cold Day in Hell —

Events

Crack the Sea Workshop and Book Event

January 9, 2020,
7:00 pm
Modernwell, Minneapolis, MN

Unspeakable Things Launch Party

January 10, 7:00 pm
Once Upon a Crime
Minneapolis, MN

Sisters in Crime, Middle Tennessee Chapter Workshop

February 29, 2020
Brentwood Library
Nashville, TN
Workshop TBD

Noir at the Bar Chicago

March 20, 7-8 pm
Madison Street Books
Chicago

UW Madison Writers' Institute

March 26-29, 2020
Pathway to Publication
Madison, Wisconsin

Colorado Springs Writing Retreat

May 18-23, 2020
Colorado Springs, CO

Thrillerfest

July 9-11, 2020
New York

Historic Summit Avenue Writing Retreat

August 9-15, 2020
A Victorian mansion on historic Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN

Bouchercon 2020

October 15-18, 2020
Sacramento, CA

Wales Unplug and Write Retreat

May 10-16, 2021
Wales, UK

Wales Unplug and Write that Novel Retreat

May 17-23, 2021
Wales, UK