One Program: Three Options 

Basic Course

Master Course

Elite Course 

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The Time is Now: Write Your Book

What is your life story of facing and growing from personal or professional challenges? How has a particular calamity you experienced become part of your destiny and service? How have you witnessed the miraculous in the ordinary and extraordinary details of your life? The world needs your truth, insights, and wisdom. The time to write the story you were born to share is now.

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Foundation & Fundamentals 

  • 10 Modules followed by Workshop with Q&A, Writing & Discussion

  • Free Attendance to 2022 Online Wellness & Writers Retreat

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Master Program

  • 10 Modules followed by Workshop with Q&A, Writing & Discussion

  • 10 Small Group Coaching Sessions to Develop & Revise your Work

  • 2  Individual Coaching Sessions

  • Free Attendance to 2022 Online Wellness & Writers Retreat

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Elite Program - Limit 12

  • 10 Modules followed by Workshop with Q&A, Writing & Discussion

  • 10 Small Group Coaching to Develop & Revise Your Work 

  • 10 Individual Coaching Sessions 

  • Voxer Access 

  • Referral to Final Editor (optional)

  • Free Admission to 2022 Online Wellness & Writers Retreat

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The Time Is Now: Write Your Book
Course Overview

 

Week of January 17 – 23: Live Session Open to All

Book Writing Program Overview and Q&A

(Options: Tuesday Jan 18:  11am est; Thursday 1/20: 8 pm est)

 

 

January 31

Module One: A Whole You, A Whole Approach

•    Physical Reality: Your Body & Environment
•    Emotional Reality: Your Instinctual Feelings, Your Intuition 
•    Mental Reality:  Your Mindset, Creativity & Intelligence
•    Spiritual Reality: Your Connection to the Divine & Your Practices
•    Social Reality:  Your Inner Committee & Your Collaborators

•    Creating Coherence

 

February 14

Module Two: Disrupting & Embracing Prior Writing Conditioning

•    Old Story, New Story

•    What’s this about “The Writing Process?”
•    Linear, Felt Sense, Spiral
•    Research, I-Search, We-Search
•    Obstacles & Barriers


February 28

Module Three: Your Story: Plot & Presence

•    Examine Lived Experience
•    Big Stories – divorce, illness, education, birth, death, career
•    Smaller Stories – planting an indoor winter garden, quitting sugar

•    Conditioning, Biases, Worldview

•    Questions of Your Visibility & Presence
•    Felt Sense, Intuition, Boundaries & Logic
•    Horizontal and Vertical Plot Lines
•    Inspiration & Motivation

 

 

March 14

Module Four: Finding Your Structure/ Framework

•    Biography/Autobiography

•    Immersion
•    Personal, Meditative, Lyrical Essays

•    Transformational Framework

•    Fusion

•    Classical Strategies for Development:  Narration, Description,

     Cause/Effect, Process Analysis, Classification, Compare/Contrast,

     Metaphor

 

 

March 28

Module Five:  Centering & Populating Your Story

•    Central Concern, Driving Question, Core Message
•    Discovering Theme at the heart of your story
•    Protagonist/Antagonist(s)
•    Primary & Secondary Characters/People
•    Revealing Character, Revealing Themes

  

April 11

Module Six:  Scenes as Building Blocks

•    Significant Moments
•    What to State, What to Reveal
•    Sensory Imagery
•    Setting
•    Details & Dialogue

 

April 25

Module Seven:  Structure & Organization

•    Selecting a Container
•    Story Arc 
•    Question/Exploration
•    Collage & Artsy Approaches
•    Working Outline

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May 9

Module Eight:  Voice & Tone

•    Communicating Who You Are

•    The Wide Range of Your Voice
•    Voice of Innocence

•    Voice of Experience
•    Authenticity & Vulnerability

•    Giving Voice to . . .
•    Your Unique Worldview

 

May 23

Module Nine: Veils & Filters

•    Veil of Conditioning

•    Veil of Secrets & Lies

•    Veil of Simplicities & Complexities
•    Multi-Layered Veils

•    Writing through the Veils & Filters

•    Writing to Expand Your Worldview

 

June 6

Module Ten: Revision as Seeking for Deeper Truths & Clarity

•    Cleanse away the dust of acquired knowledge

•    Practice detachment and patience
•    Wash away pride, avoid backbiting, subdue ego

•    Observe silence and listen

•    Put complete trust in God/Higher Power

•    Kindle within the heart – lamp of search, longing desire, 

     determination and love