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How I Spent My Spring Break – WorDshops!


It was a whirlwind WorDshop tour this past few weeks, with three stops on my schedule. First up, the Steinbach, MB event where I was hosted by the wonderful Barbara Ann Derksen – an amazing mystery writer in her own right. I was the keynote presenter with two sessions on the ‘Call to Authenticity’. I also did a workshop on a marketing model I’ve put together which I call ‘Get Your Platform Moving’ and author Celesta Theissen did a session called “How to Overcome ‘I Can’t'”.









The next weekend I attended the Regina, SK WorDshop and did some ‘light duties’ as Inscribe’s VP. I also sat on a panel about ‘Time Management’. There were several awesome sessions by Janice Dick, Sharon Plumb, Alison Lohans, and Sally Meadows.


Fast forward another week and it was off to Blackfalds, AB to another WorDshop event with organizer Marcia Laycock who gave some profound keynote addresses along ¬†with poet Susan Plett, who led us in some free writing. It was a deep day with lots to reflect on later… (And I had the privilege of teaching a session on blogging.)

it was a fantastic two weeks of learning, ¬†sharing and re-connecting with other writers. But alas… it is back to reality today and my ‘day job’ teaching – which isn’t so bad since I like what I do!

Plus, I’m looking forward to one more WorDshop in May in Fort St. John, BC.


  1. Thanks for your contribution to writers and InScribe, Tracy. I appreciate your love for God, your love of words, and your love for others that is evident in what you do and say. May God bless you and encourage you as you teach.

    1. tracykrauss says:

      Thank you Ruth. to God be the glory!

  2. Marnie says:

    Looking forward to the Fort St John WorDshop!

    1. tracykrauss says:

      Me too! we will have to talk about that in the near future…

  3. Pam says:

    It was good to see you in Regina! It sounds like all the WorDshops were well received. Good job Tracy!!

  4. You were quite well traveled!

    1. tracykrauss says:

      Yes and a bit tired at the end of it all, too!

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