In her twenty years as a bestselling author, Amy has taught writing workshops at book festivals, libraries, conferences, and universities. In 2012, she was invited to be the first Tin House Writer-in-Residence, a partnership with Portland State University, where she taught in the MFA program.
Now she's taken the most common questions she's asked by aspiring writers and created short, simple classes on Skillshare that you can watch anytime. Be sure to post questions in the discussion, because Amy will be dropping in regularly to chat!
Three Steps to Your First Draft
Starting a new book is daunting for all of us. In this class, I'm going to walk you through the three steps I take to start a first draft. I promise it'll be easy, fun, and low-pressure.
20 Tips for Getting it Done
If you struggle to find the time, the patience, and the focus you need to get your writing done, this class will show you how to build a more satisfying, productive writing practice.
Simple Story Structure for Fiction and Nonfiction
Learn the simple, straightforward methods I use to shape and structure my stories, both fiction and nonfiction.
Capture Your Vacation in Pen and Watercolor
Join me on a sketching trip in beautiful, lively Guanajuato, Mexico! This class will show you how to travel with art supplies and create quick sketches on the go.
Whimsical Cocktail Art with Ink Transfer and Watercolor
Create whimsical cocktail art using an easy DIY ink transfer technique with watercolor washes.