Welcome to Market Street Writers!

This is the place where magic happens! Come to a workshop or retreat and discover your unique writer's voice. Experiment with different genres, speak your truth on the page, witness and be witnessed by others—create! It's who you are here to be. As the poet Mary Oliver says, "The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.”  What are you waiting for?
Lisa Colburn
Your Workshop & Retreat Leader
Coming Up . . .

Wild Words: A Poetry Extravaganza!

Sat., June 13, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Online via Zoom

Writing from the Heart 

Mondays, beginning June 22 

Wednesdays, beginning June 24

1:30 to 3 p.m.

Online via Zoom 

Click here for details!


"I wanted to let you know how much your writing class has helped me. I know it sounds dramatic, but it really did change my life. On the first day, I was shaking and blushing and wondering what the heck I was doing in that classroom. A lot has changed since then. If you had graded us on our confidence in our writing, I think I would have won Most Improved.  I’ve had so much fun writing in the past couple of months and none of that would have happened if it weren’t for your class."

                                                             –Elena B.

"Thank you so much for your guidance and teaching this weekend. Whenever you are present it feels like I am getting a present. I love to watch how you give each reader your full attention. You turn your whole body towards them, and then you focus with your eyes and ears, listening with heart and mind. It’s really powerful for the reader. I feel blessed."

                                                          –Pamela S.

"Thank you for facilitating an extraordinarily fulfilling workshop. I laughed. I cried. I shared myself with strangers, who are no longer strangers, and I look forward to seeing them again. Thank you for providing a safe place where I had so much fun, which was my intention for the day. I suspect that having fun just scratches the surface of what took place within me on Saturday." – Maxine C.

© 2020 by Lisa Kinney Colburn

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