Book Doulas' Writing Retreats

Join New York Times best-selling author, Kristine Carlson, and acclaimed editor, Debra Evans, for a life-changing writing retreat in Mount Shasta, California


Find deep inspiration, clarity, and confidence in Mount Shasta

Upcoming retreat dates:

Due to the coronavirus, our retreats have been postponed. Please check back soon for new dates.

Join us for four nights and three full days in a glorious setting—Kristine’s stunningly beautiful mountain retreat home—and step into a process that exists for one reason: to make your book-writing dream a reality.

What's Included in the Retreat:

Once you get to Mount Shasta and step into the spectacular setting, here is the all-inclusive package: 

  • In advance of the retreat, a partial or full review of your work by Kristine and Debra, depending on the number of chapters/pages that are ready for review.

  • Private time and coaching with both of us (Debra and Kristine).

  • All meals and lodging. (Everyone gets their own cozy and luxurious bed, but not their own room. The shared sleeping space is a gorgeously designed sanctuary.)  

  • Time for writing. 

  • Transformational sharing circles.

  • Time for self-care and self-reflection.

  • Time to enjoy the breathtaking nature surrounding Mount Shasta.

All-Inclusive Cost: $3,800, plus a $50 credit card processing fee

Special note: Due to the coronavirus, our retreats have been postponed.

An Extraordinary Location

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Dear Writer,


Kristine's magical retreat home is a sacred place . . . a place where book ideas have been dreamed and birthed into being. As beautiful as this video introduction is, the in-person experience of being there is even greater.  

We hope you enjoy the view!

"Write what should not be forgotten."

Isabel Allende

"All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know." 

~ Ernest Hemingway

"A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.”

~ Richard Bach