Learn about our Week-Long Writing Retreats! Mexico in Winter (X4) starting January, or our Victoria Writing Retreat next summer. Look under Writing Retreats Tab OR CLICK HERE


We want to know which of the following workshops or discussions groups would interest you for…

Fall or next Summer in Victoria, B.C. or Vancouver, B.C. :

  1. Self Publishing: How To Do It
  2. Publishing: Options in Today’s World
  3. Book Marketing Strategy: Be a Successful Indie Author
  4. Memories to Memoirs: Writing a Successful Memoir
  5. Ghost Story: Workshop for Halloween – culminates in a competition (prize workshop fee reimbursed)
  6. Poetry: Find Freedom in Creating Your Poetic Voice
  7. DISCUSSION GROUP Writing and Politics: Progressive Thought for a Positive Future


EMAIL vswwriting@gmail.com and tell us ONLY above events YOU would be absolutely interested in attending, including your own suggestions. Also, tell us if you would like these events in Vancouver or Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Generally workshops are $20/hour and between 2 – 4 hours ($40 – $80) and facilitated by an expert, discussion groups are $5 or whatever covers room rentals.

These are general prices which are subject to change. 



VSW is for writers who want to learn how to be published authors, or to be more successful authors, whether independent (indie) or using hybrid or traditional publishing. Our prime methods of education delivery are:

  1. Retreats or intensives (our Mexico Retreats being the most popular)
  2. Video and Audio courses reasonably price from experts
  3. Coaching one-on-one. Most coaching is done either over Skype or in person. Our writing coaches (developmental editors) help writers all over the globe.
  4. Occasionally we have other live events in Vancouver and Victoria that you must be on our email list to find out about. Email vswwriting@gmail.com and ask to be added or use the link on the sidebar of any of our pages or the pop-up.