Write and Revise Your Metaphors Like a Pro

"Keep in mind that you can only revise to the level of your skills at this moment."
— Kim Addonizio, Ordinary Genius: A Guide for the Poet Within

In these craft talks, you will open the door to the magic of metaphor. 

In this 4-Part Series You Will:

  • learn how to leverage the power of metaphor to describe the indescribable

  • get tips on how to write metaphors that create tension in your poems

  • understand how to engage the reader with metaphor

  • learn how to drive home the argument and complement the themes in your poems

More About the Poetry Craft Talks on Metaphor

  • 4-Part Video Series

    Self-paced. 24/7 access for 30 days. Cost: $95

  • How-to Exercises

    Key exercises to help you practice using the craft tools.

  • Bonus

    Two generative exercises to uncover new material.


Instructor Lisa Young

Lisa Young is the author of the poetry collection When the Earth and the founding editor of the poetry journal Juniper. Her poems appear in several publications, including Literary Review of Canada, One Hand Clapping, Minola Review, Poetry Pause, Verse-Virtual, and in the book, The Practicing Poet: Writing Beyond the Basics. Lisa works as a freelance editor and writer in Toronto. Visit her author website for more information. lisayoung.ca


  • Are there set times that I have to be online?

    No. You can access the craft talks at any time over the 30 days.

  • What is your refund policy?

    If you contact us within 24 hours of purchasing, we can offer a refund minus a $3.50 processing fee.

  • Is there any interaction with the instructor or with the others enrolled in the talks?

    The talks do not include interaction with the instructor or others.

  • I need more time to access the craft talks. Can I have an extension?

    If you need more time to access the talks, please email us at wychwoodwritersworkshop@gmail.com

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