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Apply to work with Courtney Bird as your Novel Writing coach

Answer a few questions about your writing and why you want to work with a coach.

We’ll review your request within a few days and send you a formal invitation if you’re accepted.

Start your subscription and meet your coach! The coaching fee is $59/month.

  1. What are your current writing goals?
  2. How do you expect a coach will help you meet those goals?
  3. What appeals to you most about working with a writing coach and group?
About the coach

Courtney Bird is a storyteller focused on fiction and folklore. Born in New Jersey, Courtney holds an MFA from the University of Montana and a BA in art history from Princeton. Her stories have appeared in The Fairy Tale Review, The Masters Review, The Indiana Review, Barrelhouse, and The Los Angeles Review, among others. A two-time Pushcart nominee, Courtney’s work was awarded the Fairy Tale Review’s prize in fiction and listed as Notable in American Best Science Fiction and Fantasy. Prior to pursuing her writing career, she worked in rare books and manuscripts. Courtney lives in Seattle, where she is currently a Hugo House Fellow.


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