My name is Sonja. I’m a writer in Vancouver BC on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. I’m passionate about helping people find and share their voice through writing, workshops and websites. I believe stories make the world go around.


Whether you are just beginning or a seasoned writer, these prompts will get you thinking and writing about your formative Read more
6 Prompts for the senses! 13 Prompts for working with photographs and artifacts. Bring a photo! 20 Story to stage Read more
Each workshop is held on Tuesdays 7-830 Pacific time via Zoom. This month I'm doing three generative workshops where we Read more
I am sometimes cautious about who I use the word ‘cult’ around when I talk about my past since I Read more
This Tuesday we're taking prompts inspired by the upcoming Prairie Fire issue on Roots and Routes (deadline May 31st) We'll Read more
Little stories that pack a punch! We'll look at examples, do writing exercises & explore the exciting flash creative non-fiction Read more
A three part workshop on building self-care, courage & resilience into your writing practice. This workshop series provides: Space & Read more
  My piece "Millions" is now available in the amazing (and free!)  flash non-fiction issue of Little Fiction | Big Read more
Red Star Tattoo, the title of my memoir comes from the time I spent as a teenage radical. Some of Read more