is a journey--one that’s not always easy to travel alone. Writers at all levels have found Jamie Morris a talented,
responsive guide to take along on that journey. No matter your project (novel, short story, memoir, article . . . ) and no
matter the level of service you need (editing, critiquing, coaching), Jamie will walk beside you to keep your project moving
forward and help you achieve your final goal of publication.
A graduate of the prestigious
Rollins College Writing Program, Jamie is also an Amherst Writers & Artists (AWA)-certified Creative Writing Workshop
leader and a College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)-certified Master Level Writing Consultant.
Since 1982, Jamie has facilitated writing groups and other group creative processes in Boston, Seattle, and Central Florida. She has been an Adult/Continuing Ed. creative writing teacher, a writing
conference presenter, and has established a thriving literary community, Woodstream Writers, in her current home, Central Florida.
others have said about Jamie Morris:
Morris's ability to edit for structure and rhythm are supreme. She tightens and polishes at the sentence level while giving
relevant suggestions about the development and organization of narrative and scenes.
also has a special talent for keeping writers enthused about both their writing lives and their projects. Her insight and
intuition have advanced my work tremendously. As coach and editor, Jamie has kept me on course through my first year as a
--Alan Zemel, fiction writer
Jamie is a genius when
it comes to the process of writing. Whether I'm developing a character or just brainstorming, one hour with Jamie spins off
a whole month's-worth of creativity!
--Jim Shipley, syndicated newspaper columnist, YA novelist
guidance provides fuel to keep my writing moving forward. Whether I'm just beginning a new project, trying to dig my way out
of a messy middle, or adding the finishing touches, her input is invaluable.
She has a unique talent
-- a sixth sense, really -- that enables her to immediately understand the heart of a piece and respond with constructive,
--Julie Compton, Pan Macmillan novelist and author of Tell No Lies
When I'm stuck on my
self-help book, the creative energy of my sessions with Jamie gives me a clear sense of direction. She's great!
Fish, writer and Mental Health Counselor
With sharp focus and
thoughtful, constructive comments, Jamie gives--most generously--guidance which reflects her depth of experience.
Miller, poet, Senior Editor of The Comstock Review and author of What the Blood Knows