Experience the freedom and joy of effortless writing.

Write for healing, self-awareness, and spiritual growth. 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.

Help! I’ve got a book in me and I wanna get it out!

  • 3 simple steps to get your book out of your head and onto the page
  • Thursday, April 2, 2015
  • 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Sonoma County Healing Academy (SoCoHA) 6741 Sebastopol Ave, across from Coffee Catz patio in Sebastopol.
  • Bring your notebook and pen
  • Contact Susan to reserve your FREE seat in advance






 “I’ve Got a Book in Me, and I Wanna Get it OUT!”
“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

• Saturday, May 2, 2015
• Saturday, June 6, 2015
• Saturday, August 15, 2015


 “Women Writing through Transition and Change”
“Writing through Transition” Weekly Women’s Circle
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, April 11, 2015
• Saturday, May 16, 2015
• Saturday, June 20, 2015
• Saturday, July 25, 2015


 “Writing and the Natural World: How the Mirror of Nature Reflects our Inner Lives”

One-Day Retreat for Women at Jack London State Park

• Saturday, May 30, 2015

One-Day Retreat for Women at Ocean Song, Occidental

• Saturday, June 27, 2015

One-Day Retreat for NURSING CEUs at Ocean Song, Occidental

• Saturday, August 1, 2015


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

• April 3, 10, 24 (No class Apr 17)
• May – every Friday
• June – every Friday
• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
• DROP-IN whenever you like; no reservations necessary
• CO-ED: Men welcome
• Suggested donation $20-$40
• Sonoma County Healing Academy (SoCoHA) 6741 Sebastopol Ave, across from Coffee Catz patio in Sebastopol.
• Sponsored by Peace in Medicine

11th Annual Women’s Retreats at St. Dorothy’s Rest, Camp Meeker, CA
Four-Day Writing Retreats for Women

• 11th Annual FALL Writing Retreat for Women: Friday – Monday, October 16-19, 2015

• 12th Annual WINTER Writing Retreat for Women: January 22-25, 2016

“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