Designed for new and aspiring authors by Cristin and New York Times-bestseller Beth Revis, Wordsmith Workshops provides online learning via webinars, critiques and private coaching and hosts intimate five-day workshop retreats around the country where writers can learn from and work alongside bestsellers and award winners. With it's finely calibrated mix of teaching, critique, writing time, and freshly-baked cookies, there's a reason more than half of Wordsmith attendees return for more!



Cristin offers a variety of programs for schools, whether for individual classes or large assemblies. She has presentations on the writing and publishing process, the role of research in writing a novel, strategies for editing, and more, and she is happy to design a program for the specific needs of your school. In addition, Cristin offers free Skype visits for any class or book club that reads one of her novels. Contact her for more information about booking her for your school or to schedule a Skype chat.



Cristin is an experienced creative writing teacher and workshop leader, having taught students from age seven to adulthood in a variety of settings. Her lessons range from how to harness your creativity and the essential building blocks of story to creating dynamic characters and choosing your words wisely. Whether for one hour or ten, Cristin can design a program for your school, library, summer camp or other organization that will engage, entertain and teach tools with broad applications.