Book Writing Program
We empower change-makers to heal personal and collective trauma, transform their lives, and inspire a better future through the power of writing.
Over three decades, I've guided over 2,000 students, including individuals, academics, professionals, and entrepreneurs, to articulate their transformative life experiences. I'm passionate about fostering authentic connections through writing, recognizing that readers seek genuine hope, vulnerability, and transparency in narratives.
Beyond avoiding preachiness and how-to lists, our readers desire an immersive journey, an invitation into our hearts, minds, and souls. Our life stories not only change us but also have the power to impact the world when shared.
What's unique about our writing program?
We use a holistic approach to writing.
We emphasize feminine ideal and powers, especially in the developmental stages of the writing process.
We provide generative and expansive, rather than constructive and prescriptive feedback.
We disrupt the sneaky ways that the traditional writing process can silence us.
We learn to lean into and soften around the obstacles and barriers that present themselves.
We embrace and explore the complexities of the human condition.
We value curiosity, wonder and not knowing as entry points to powerful writing.
We engage in an ongoing process of expanding our understanding and practice of the craft.
We offer a twelve-month in-depth program, not a drive through type of experience.
We believe our personal stories of transformation contribute to the betterment of the world.
Take a deep dive into the following topics
A Whole You, A Whole Approach
This module will explore the complexities of truth-telling and how to shift from mind-dominated to mind-body-spirit practices.
Imagery: Embrace the Sensory
This module will explore the power of images and sensory details, portals to great writing and a way to embody memory.
This module will explore the importance of the setting and sensory details, characters and their conflicts. We will learn about the differences and similarities between writing scenes, summaries, and reflections.
Trials, Turning Points & Transformations
This module will explore the power of transforming an old narrative about a trial into an empowered narrative.
Voice & Visibility
This module will examine the voice of innocence, the voice of experience, and the challenges of freeing our voices and making our stories visible.
Purpose & Focus
This module will support us in shifting from imposing a purpose and focus onto our stories to discovering the deeper why and centre of our story that contemplative practices, our holistic writing process and collaboration reveal.
Architecture: Traditional, Contemporary, Hybrid
This module will provide ideas on how to structure and organize your story. While traditional forms serve many writers, contemporary and hybrid forms provide new possibilities for writers.
Themes that Unite Us
This module will explore the value of our story's themes -- the universal message that emerges from our personal experiences and connects us to the larger human story.