If you’ve longed to write for many years but haven’t done as much as you’d hoped for, that yearning can feel like a heartache that won’t go away. It sits beckoning, asking for you to answer its call.

This was true for me too. I’d kept a journal from the age of 12 and loved literature. As often happens, my career became all-consuming. Along the way I took creative writing courses from universities and continued to keep a journal. But I didn’t yet listen to my soul’s call.

Finally, after I began my coaching business and left a corporate career, I signed up for a blogging workshop and published weekly to my website.

A year later and as I improved, I submitted my articles to HuffPost and that felt like a big accomplishment for someone who had not spent her lifetime as a professional writer.

Let Writing Lead You

My writing journey had a natural, organic progression. The task was to show up and see where it took me, demanding nothing. Had I pushed myself aggressively, there might have been resistance.

I did what my heart wanted and continued to attend more writing workshops. But most importantly, I learned to listen to what wanted to come through me.

By letting writing lead me, I fell more deeply in love with the process. It became one of the most satisfying surprises of my life, and I’m grateful that I listened to the call to follow it.

Listen to Your Heart

If you are a woman who wants to write but don’t do enough of it, consider joining me in a small circle of 5-7 writers. It’s small so that I can attend to your specific needs and bring content that is relevant to you with plenty of variety and playfulness to spark creativity.

Past participants surprised themselves with fresh forms of writing and a renewed sense of who they were as writers.

During our 2 hours, there’s writing time and sharing with no critiquing or crosstalk, only warm receptivity toward what’s being said and read. We are after wholeness, not perfection.

This is not a “how-to-write” workshop. It’s a “how-to-flow” workshop.

Gentle. Low-key. Caring. Safe.

 

Here’s the link to see if this is for you.

 

Image by Dorothe.

 

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