Writing Exercises to do in your group and one or two ways you might revise them to practice the craft of writing:
Link: A few “course” possibilities: weekly progressive exercises for a one month class, a three-month class, and a six month class:
Link: “Instant Coffee”: you have about an hour with someone who may or may not stay in the shelter. Or, happily, might be getting out on parole, or leaving for her new apartment. Try one of these.
Link: Because Writing Can just be fun: some exercises that will not necessarily raise any trauma but can create great material
Link: Yep. I can go there. Exercises for taking on the fear, the grief, the hope directly (big trigger warning)
Link: Free Online Resources for Writing Group Leaders and for Writing Groups