Classes & Workshops

Karen Nelson is a writer in southwest Missouri, homeschooling her children in the rural Ozark Mountains.  She enjoys all genres of reading and writing, but her heart is firmly rooted in education.

  Karen’s triple-certification allows her to teach a variety of age groups, in subjects ranging from literacy and creativity, to technical skills in the fiber arts.

Karen is available for public speaking engagements, workshops, and private lessons.  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

Writers Go Back to School:

Promoting your craft at schools, organizations, and events; Tips to applause-worthy presentations; Aids to getting advance book sales and repeat invitations

Write Start Blogging

How to setup and maintain a web log, secrets to boosting traffic on your site, and writing captivating content

Maximizing Your Potential Through Learning-Style

An overview of learning styles and left-brain/right-brain theory, assessing your personal learning modalities, and customizing resources for best use to YOU

Writing the Instructional Article

Harnessing your hobbies to write how-to articles the magazine editors will love…and even turn them into a book

Click on the Microphone to listen to an excerpt from “Literature-Based Learning”, recorded at a recent educator’s conference…

A microphone

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Karen Nelson teaches a variety of fiber-related classes, ranging in length from 2 hours to 2 days.  These can be hands-on instruction, demonstration only, in period costume, or as a trunk show.  She can help you learn…

Spinning Yarn – From Tradition to Today

From Alpaca to Z-twist… All About Fiber

Beginning Knitting

Beginning Crochet

Knitting in the Round

Sock-Knitting

Tri-Loom Weaving

Rigid-Heddle Weaving

Quilting – various themes

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