Kristyn Dunnion, the self-anointed CAN LIT DOULA, works her magic in creative group workshops, public lectures, and one-on-one mentoring. Invite her to your book club, your writers’ group, your classroom or community-based organization. Kristyn is a dynamic, engaging and motivating force for positive social change!

Mentoring and Editing:

Kristyn is an experienced, insightful and diligent reader. She guides your stuck manuscript to its astounding next draft with compassion and skill. She has been evaluating manuscripts for published authors and artist juries for more than 15 years. Her mentoring support includes a general assessment of what’s working well, concrete next-draft considerations, and resources to help achieve your personal writing goals. Please email for queries and rates.

Creative Workshops:

Kristyn facilitates innovative workshops for emerging and established writers. Please contact for queries and rates. Popular topics include:

  • Writing and Witchcraft, elements of fiction and fantasy
  • Words of Power, cast spells and set intentions
  • The Impossible Universe, create original new worlds for your speculative fiction
  • Character Building, develop authentic, believable characters to drive your story
  • Advanced Character Building, use movement and sound to further develop character
  • Write Your Life Series, personal narrative meets literary craft
  • Courting Revision, from brainstorm to polished drafts

Past clients include: Toronto District School Board, Toronto Public Library, Academy of the Impossible, Parkdale Street Writers, Pink Ink, Upper Grand District School Board, Lindsay Collegiate & Vocational Institute, The 519 Church Street Community Centre, Witchfest North.

Public Speaking:

Kristyn is a dynamic, motivating force for positive social change. She presents on a variety of topics including: veganism, queer love, witchcraft, art, magic, herbs, prison abolition, urban gardening, mental health and wellness, and cats. Please contact for queries and rates.

Past clients include: The YWCA, York University Faculty of Education, McGill University Faculty of Education, CANSCAIP, York University Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, TD Canadian Children’s Book Week, London Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Toronto French School.