these five minutes
these five minutes is an ongoing creative writing project where Sasha and her writing partner, Julia, choose an inspirational "dip", set the timer for five minutes, and write. The two post these unedited, pocket-sized stories daily, and have been contributing to the website since November 2011.
these five minutes: volume one, a curated collection of the online posts, was released in hard copy in March 2012 and is available for purchase through the site.
these five minutes: resident writing group, hosted by Sasha and Julia, featured writers Caitlin Fysh, Taylor Graham, Dianne Oliveira, Natalie Remplakowski, Susan Stover, and Kat Webber. It was establised in October 2013 and the group gathered weekly for timed writing practise up until the Spring of 2014. these five minutes hosts seasonal writer's workouts where Julia and Sasha guide new and seasoned writers through their pocket-sized writing practise.
Photograph by Natalie Kulesza.