Write a Short Story Using Tarot Cards
What you'll learn
- Students will have the framework of a new short story.
- Students will understand how to use tarot cards as writing prompts.
- Students will have basic understanding of short story writing technique.
- Students will understand tarot cards.
- A deck of tarot cards or playing cards. The Rider-Waite tarot card deck is recommended.
- You don't need to know how to read cards.
- Pen and paper.
- Computer and internet can enhance the course.
If you've ever wanted to write a short story, now's your chance. Even if you've written hundreds of short stories, this course can be a lot of fun. Break out the tarot cards and learn how to plot, develop characters, pick settings and more. This course is a combination of lectures and exercises using tarot cards or playing cards to write a short story.
Who this course is for:
- Writers who want to explore a different way to create a story.
- Authors with writer's block.
- Writers of all types.
- Non-writers who want to create a story.
- Creators who are curious about using tarot cards as tools for writing.
- Tarot card readers.
- Creators who don't know anything about tarot cards.
Sèphera is an award-winning author, actress, and tarot card reader.
She has given many workshops, been on panels at dozens of conventions, and has taught a few courses over the years about writing and tarot cards.
Sèphera has been a published author for over twenty years. She has written over twenty traditionally published novels, several self-published books, and dozens of short stories. As Ariana, she penned House Magic: The Good Witch's Guide to Bringing Grace to Your Space and Love Magic: The Good Witch's Guide to Healing Your Heart. She has been the Ontario Chapter President of the Horror Writers Association for twenty-two years.
Sèphera has been published by Leisure, Orion, Samhain Horror, Random House, Conari, Red Wheel, Riverdale Avenue Books, Ravenous Romance, Crossroads Books, Great Lakes Horror Company, Circlet Press, Scarlett Publishing, and more.
She has read tarot cards for over twenty years from coffee shops to Comicon to rock concerts to circuses. She has given presentations on using Tarot Cards as Writing Tools at Stokercon in Las Vegas and at Fan Expo in Toronto. She's even read the cards on radio, TV, and podcasts.
Sèphera has appeared in several movies, TV shows, and videos. Most notably, she plays "Ruby" in Slime City Massacre and "Madame Selene" in Killer Rack.
Sèphera holds an Honors BA as well as certificates in Tarot Reading, Reiki, and Touch for Health.
You can find her on Twitch TV with her Lunch Time Tarot Card Readings Show and also on YouTube.