Experience the freedom and joy of effortless writing.

Write for healing, self-awareness, and spiritual growth. Or, use writing practice to get your stories and books on paper. With Susan’s gentle guidance and support, you’ll be amazed by what you write in circle and inspired by the gift of deep listening you’ll receive from others.

NEW Tele-class!! Women of the World Writing Together
(A Virtual Telephone Circle for Women Everywhere)

“Women of the World” Virtual Writing Circle
Tuesday mornings (10 a.m. – 12 p.m. PST) 


 Women Writing through Transition and Change
(Heal, grow, deepen, and connect by writing in community)

“Writing through Transition” Weekly Women’s Circle
Wednesday mornings (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Thursday mornings (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Sebastopol, CA

“Writing through Transition” One-Day Women’s Retreats
(10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Saturday, January 16, 2016


 “HELP! I’ve Got a Book in Me, and I Wanna Get it OUT!”
(Group coaching and support for women who want to write a book)

“I’ve Got a Book in Me!” Weekly Group Coaching for Women
Wednesday afternoons (2 – 4:30 p.m.) Occidental, CA

“I’ve Got a Book in Me!” One-Day Women’s Retreats
(10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Saturday, December 12, 2015


 Saturday Morning Writer’s Toolkit for Women
(Craft, skills, and practices to improve your writing)

“Writer’s Toolkit” Saturday Morning Workshops
(10 a.m. – 12 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Saturday, October 10, 2015 – Character
Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Dialogue
Saturday, January 9, 2016 – Setting



Writing as a Healing Practice – DOWNLOAD FLYER
Drop-In “Write For Healing Fridays” in Sebastopol

• September 11 and 25
• October – every Friday

• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
• DROP-IN whenever you like; no reservations necessary
• CO-ED: Men and women welcome
• Suggested donation $20-$40
• Sonoma County Healing Academy (SoCoHA) 6741 Sebastopol Ave, across from Coffee Catz patio in Sebastopol.


 Annual Writing Retreats for Women at St. Dorothy’s Rest

FALL Writing Retreat for Women:
Friday – Monday, October 16-19, 2015

WINTER Writing Retreat for Women:
Friday – Monday, January 22-25, 2016


 Women’s Medicine Walk and Reflective Writing
One-Day Retreat for Women at Ocean Song, Occidental
Usually scheduled for spring / early summer
Contact Susan for next date

“Part of the magic of Susan’s writing circles comes from the ceremony and guided visualization she leads before we write.  From that centered place, I am able to release my inner critic, and my heart comes pouring out in words.” 

Scout Tomyris, Santa Rosa, CA