Gina Ochsner has been publishing, speaking, teaching and serving as a writing coach for over two decades. She speaks at universities, retreats, conferences, schools, and book clubs on various topics related to writing, the writer's life, cultivating creativity, and the intersection of art and faith. She can be contacted directly through e-mail to schedule an appearance. A sampling of her topics include:

  • Deep research and the writing process

  • Lovely Bones: The Architecture of a Story

  • Priming the Pump For Creativity

  • The annual Riga cell-Phone Toss, How to Catch an Eel, Jokes Estonians tell About Latvians and Latvians Tell About Estonians and 17 Other Essential Things I Learned While Researching a Novel-in-Progress

  • Flash Fiction: When Short Isn't Shallow

  • Writing on Faith and Writing In Faith

  • Magic Realism and Speculative Fiction

Ochsner has coached and mentored writers through their creative process and projects for many years. She delights in coaching writers of all ages. Contact her directly to discuss scheduling and fees.