Third Verb intensive writing workshops are for those new to writing and for those well versed in the craft.

Enrol in a workshop—from fiction and poetry to blogs and business—and receive three hours of in-class writing instruction from published authors, online feedback of your work, ongoing writing exercises to your inbox, an opportunity to meet other writers, and a well-stuffed swag bag.

Third Verb is the creation of Jessica Kluthe and Jennifer Lavallee. We believe in building community and supporting local authors through offering opportunities to share their expertise, putting their creative works in the hands of readers, and promoting their projects through our networks.

Jessica Kluthe holds a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the University of Victoria and is a full-time writing instructor at MacEwan University.

In 2013, she was named one of Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40.

That same year, her book, Rosina, the Midwife, was published and landed on the Edmonton Journal’s list of best sellers for ten weeks. Jessica’s most recent story can be found in Nomfiction:a nonfiction anthology about food.

You have to take time for yourself to do what you love. Give yourself permission to write.

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Living in the Edmonton region, Jennifer is a freelance writer and reporter. Her work has appeared in Avenue Magazine, Blank Spaces literary magazine, Huffington Post Canada, Edmonton Woman Magazine, t8n, and Edmonton’s Child Magazine among others; she is a weekly contributor to the Morinville News. Jennifer is a contributing author to a print anthology called, Just Words (2017), and has a work of flash fiction included in the YEG Words Coffee Sleeve project.

In addition to print publications, Jennifer also specializes in developing on-line content (including SEO-friendly writing) and business writing. She has developed work for the Government of Alberta, the Yellow Pages, and the University of Alberta.

Jennifer is an avid reader and Library Board Trustee for the Morinville Public Library. She is a member of SCBWI and is on an Advisory Committee for a popular children’s magazine, CHIRP.

Anyone can write. If you love it, write every day and have no fears.




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Third Verb presents intensive workshop experiences for writers of all skill levels in the Edmonton area.
Edmonton, Alberta