“I started Lakeshore Writer’s Workshop to offer writers a safe, supportive environment to come together, create new works, and learn from one another in an encouraging community. I hope you will join us and give power and time to your writing and the development of your own unique voice.”

Teresa Burns Gunther, writer and teacher


LAKESHORE WRITERS WORKSHOP – constructive feedback in an encouraging environment
"creative writing"Lakeshore Writers offers creative writing workshops, an outgrowth of Pat Schneider’s teachings and Teresa’s own training and experience. The workshops are designed to motivate, inspire and support writers in all genres, from beginner to advanced. The goal of the workshops is to provide a structured environment for writing practice and the development of craft, to generate new material and to support the development and progress of each writer’s ongoing work.
REAL PEOPLE, REAL RESULTS – read what people are saying
“Teresa understands what it takes to write with courage. She helps writers in all stages of development celebrate their unique voices. I’ve found her feedback to be extremely supportive and uplifting .” Click here to read more testimonials from Lakeshore Writers Workshop participants.
REFINE YOUR CRAFT – find your voice
Create and shape short stories while exploring the art and joy of writing. Each meeting focuses on a specific area of craft: Getting Started, Character, POV, Setting, Plot, Dialog, Prose, Revision. We explore craft through writing exercises, reading and discussing masterpiece short stories. Writing exercises help generate new story ideas and fully develop character, setting and plot. Lakeshore Writers Workshops and Classes are based upon the belief that every person has a unique, original voice and that writing is an art form that belongs to all people.
MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP – perfect your work and get ready to publish
Small writing groups meet weekly to respond to each others work. The workshops allow each writer to receive useful, constructive responses to their work to with a goal to developing and completing works in progress.
Teresa Burns GuntherONE-ON-ONE WITH TERESA – get personal support for your writing goals
Make an appointment to work one-on-one with Teresa to focus on a particular project. Every face-to-face meeting brings you constructive feedback on your current work as well as guidance and support for your writing goals.

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