"Diana's style is enormously encouraging and critical at the same time."  


"Loved the class - it has me inspired again." 


"...fun, creative, liberating, insightful"


Workshops & Presentations


Writing Vividly

Metaphor and Memory

Making a Scene

Writing as Discovery

Literacy through Photography

The Search for Wonder

Unexpected Beauty

For the past 20 years, Diana has taught workshop-style writing classes that cater to students interested in creativity. Each student, whether writing fiction or non-fiction, learns how to get started, the power of detail, and effective revision. She builds an encouraging and constructive classroom environment for readers and writers.


In addition to teaching private classes, Diana has also led workshops at:

Salem College Courses for Community

Centenary Methodist Church

Prodigals Community

North Carolina School for the Deaf

Brenner Children's Hospital


If you're interested attending a private class or offering a workshop at your institution, please contact Diana.



Writing Workshops

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