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.

 Women Writing through Transition and Change

“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
(9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Saturday, August 15, 2015



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

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

“I’ve Got a Book in Me!” One-Day Women’s Retreats
(9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Occidental, CA
Contact Susan for next date



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

FALL Writing Retreat for Women:
Friday – Monday, October 16-19, 2015
FULL – Next one is in January 2016

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


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

• August – every Friday (except August 7 and 28)

• 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.

Women’s Medicine Walk and Reflective Writing

One-Day Retreat for Women at Ocean Song, Occidental
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