enough already with 2018, right?

BUMMAH!

You missed the deadline to register

for Write Your Way Free of 2018.

(sad face)

We’ll be doing it again next year, but who wants to wait that long, right? 

lucky for you…

Lucky for you, there are new programs coming in early 2019, including another round of my introductory course, aptly named Write Your Way Free, an introduction (formerly known as Unwritten), and a 3 night/4 day retreat in Charleston, South Carolina on Folley Beach.

If you’re not already on my insiders list, pop on over here and make sure you’re on it, so you get the earliest alert when these things go live. 

bummer drag

bummer drag

here’s what you missed.

 

If you’re anything like me, you’ve just about had it with this craaazaay year. 

And even though you haven’t given up (because we just can’t can we?), you’re probably ready to have a symbolic wrap up, so you can enjoy the fresh start of possibility that a new year can bring.

cause, ohmygaad, right?

That’s why I’m offering Write Your Way Free of 2018

a 10 day program to help you clear the decks, and make space for more of what you want in the coming year.

seriously, it can help, check it.

To take stock, review, and release. 

To get quiet, simmer, and start looking at what you want to bring along.

To start thinking about what you want, and what you need to start stepping up for. 

To elegantly wrap up this year, and mindfully move on to the next. 

don’t you wanna?

And that’s what we’ll be doing in

Write Your Way Free of 2018 

It’s gonna be so awesome …

WHAT YOU’LL GET

2 live calls. 10 days of rich prompts and inspiration. Just $47.

Need no further info? Ready to roll? Yay!

Click here to sign up. 

can’t wait to meet you/hang with you!

Need more scoops? Well, here you go, friend …

We’ll start with a live, 70 minute group call on December 3rd at 1pm ET.* I’ll share insights on how to approach the 10 days, ways to dive in deeply with your writing, and how to deal with the stuckness you might encounter. 

You’ll get 10 days of emails with prompts and inspiration to open up your inquiry, and invite your unfolding. These prompts and inspirations will be a combo of questions, quotes, music links, and short readings to inspire your exploration. 

We’ll meet again for 70 minutes on December 13th at 1pm ET* for a Q&A, and a chance to process about the process we just went through. I’ll also share ideas about how you can keep working your writing inquiry muscles to invite even more freedom into your life. 

*Both calls will be recorded and shared via a link in Dropbox (you don’t need a Dropbox account to access the links), and they’ll be available for you to access until January 31st, 2019. 

GOT QUESTIONS?

I’ve got answers!

 

This depends on how deeply you want to dive in with the process, and yourself.

A large part of the benefit of writing practice is that you’re making yourself a priority – putting yourself at the top of your to-do list – and you want to do that don’t you? I mean, this is it; this is life – the one you get* … so finding some time every day to sit with/work on the prompts is ideal. 20 minutes is great. More? Double bonus. 

*Yes, I did just quote the One Day at a Time theme song. (Here’s the reboot version by Gloria Estefan if you prefer.) 🙂

You’ll need a computer, tablet, or smart phone to join the video calls.*

If you join via computer you’ll need to download a bit of software, and if you join through your smart phone or tablet, you’ll need to download an app. It’s easy peasy.

You can also connect via telephone, but your ability to interact fully may be impacted because you won’t be able to see any of the slides I share, and you won’t be able to participate in the text chat-box that’s part of the video platform. So if you can connect via video, your experience will likely be richer.

*If you’re self-conscious about being “on camera,” you can always turn the camera feature off and just listen in. That way you’ll still be able to see what I share, and you’ll be able to use the chat-box feature.

And of course, you’ll also need a notebook or journal to write in, and something to write with. You could write on a computer, but there really is something magical about going analog. I highly recommend at least giving it a try. 

Short answer: nope.

Longer answer: Because this work is just about you. It requires quiet, and introspection, so I want you to spend time with yourself rather than getting sucked into conversations and the swirl and noise on the old book’o’face.

You’ll have a chance to connect with me, and others who are taking the course on our two calls, but when you’re doing the work, you can just do the work. No need to “perform” for the peeps on Facebook. This is for you.

The live intro and wrap-up/Q&A conversations will be recorded and shared with all the program participants, so you can totally do the program if you can’t make the calls.

AND, the calls are going to be awesome, so if there’s any way to be there for them, do.

Note, if you can’t make the Q&A call, you’ll have the opportunity to submit questions in advance of the call, so even if you can’t make it, you can get your question(s) answered.

If you’re still unsure about whether it will work for you or not … shoot me an email and ask your question now; I’ll get back to you with some thoughts within 2 (business) days. 

 

If you’re nervous that someone might find and read your stuff, that might be an opportunity to discuss privacy issues with the people in question. 

If that’s not feasible for some reason*, you could put your writing it in a sealed box, take photos of it on your phone and store it in a password protected vault, or buy an inexpensive locker to keep in the back of your closet, basement, attic, or somewhere else that feels safe. If you’re not writing by hand (although I really encourage you to do it that way, cause there’s really something magical about that), there are a number of ways to password protect your writing online, or right on your computer. (Here’s a great article from Lifehacker with a few suggestions.)

*… and if you don’t trust the people you surround yourself with to respect your privacy, that might be something to look into, don’t you think? 

If you’re doing therapy, a writing practice can be a HUGE help in moving that work forward. And while Write Your Way Free and my other programs are definitely not therapy, they can be hugely therapeutic. You’ll gain all sorts of new perspectives about yourself, and it’s likely you’ll expand your compassion and inner strength muscles too. (No kidding. It’s really kinda magic like that.)

But again: NOT therapy.

It would be wise to tell your therapist that you’re explore writing practice, and you may want to share some of the insights you’re getting through your work. But rather than conflict with it, this practice can be a great support for what you’re doing in therapy.

Want some back-up on that? Check out these articles …

Psychology Today

New York Times

American Psychological Association’s Monitor Magazine

I’m glad you asked. I put my heart, soul, and years of experience into all my programs, and really hope you’ll love them. And I don’t offer refunds.

I don’t think you’d ask Bette Midler to reimburse the cost of your concert ticket if the show wasn’t exactly as you expected, right? Well, same here. Like Bette, I’m gonna give this my all, and it’s my heartfelt desire that you get what you came for. But like Bette, I might not be your cuppa, so do invest mindfully, and be sure you want what I’m offering before you make your payment.

If you’re interested, but not entirely sure if it’s right for you, drop me a line, and I’ll do my best to answer your questions within 2 business days.

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ANY QUESTION I HAVEN’T ANSWERED?

Drop a line and ask.
I’ll get back to you within 2 business days.