Workshops & Online Courses

From time to time, workshops and courses are offered by members of InScribe. If you are interested, please contact the individual member.

Writing Devotionals (Online Course)

Instructor: Marcia Lee Laycock

  • CONTENT: Writing in an anecdotal style, learn how to stimulate your readers to consider spiritual things. The course will cover Using Literary Devices, How to Show instead of Tell, Keeping your Focus, Using Metaphor
  • TO ENROLL: Email Marcia to be notified for the next session.
  • COST: $160.00 Receipt of fee confirms enrollment. Enrollment is limited. Contact Marcia concerning method of payment.
  • FORMAT: The course will run for four weeks, with an optional bonus assignment on the fifth week. A short lesson and assignment will be given at the beginning of the week. Each student will send her/his devotional to Marcia for critique. Students are also free to comment on/critique one another’s work, if they wish.

CREDENTIALS: Marcia is an award-winning, published writer. She has been writing a weekly devotional column for the past 20+ years and has been published in both national and provincial newspapers and magazines. Marcia has taught writing at InScribe conferences as well as at Write Canada (The Word Guild in Ontario), and through Adult Learning of Alberta. Her devotional books, The Spur of the Moment and Celebrate This Day  are award winners and have been endorsed by Janette Oke, Phil Callaway and Mark Buchanan. Her novel, One Smooth Stone won her the Best New Canadian Christian Author Award in 2006 and was published in September 2007. Her second novel One Tumbled Stone was released in 2011. Marcia now has nine books listed on Amazon, including four devotional books. Visit her website –