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Presentations on Alzheimer's and reading from my book An Iceberg in Paradise: A Passage through Alzheimer's available by request. Fill out the message on Contact page.

Writing for Social Justice Workshops available

March 6, 2018

 Whatever you do or desire, writing creatively and well will empower you. This first in a series of mini-courses offered by professional writer and educator Nancy Avery Dafoe is designed to guide participants in the use of creative writing techniques and literary eleme...

February 1, 2018

Walking through the aisles at a recent AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) annual conference, I overheard a young writer state, "I don't read other people's stuff. I don't want to be influenced."

Let me start by adding that I did not laugh or smirk or even...

September 28, 2015

This workshop focuses on teaching the rules of comma use in a simple and easy to grasp fashion.



August 7, 2015

The use of the concept journal as a way to engage your audience, as well as to better communicate the material, is a proven strategy for producing powerful writing.


August 6, 2015

This workshop will focus on creating clear, concise prose to meet the expectation.




August 1, 2013

Grammar and mechanics become tools of empowerment in your writing through the skills learned in this workshop.



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Pricing for workshops upon request with information about size of group and location.

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