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Monthly Writing Boot Camp

Dear Writer,

On the second Saturday of each month (starting December 12th), we invite you to join us for our global online writing boot camp. 

        This fast-growing community includes other writers like you - coaches, consultants, workshop leaders, teachers, healing practitioners, and others who are passionate about bringing their experience, expertise, and wisdom to the page.

        It's a high-impact way to minimize outer distractions and make real progress on your current writing projects. 

        It's also incredibly fun and inspiring to connect with the extraordinary individuals who participate in the boot camps on a regular basis. We all look forward to meeting you!    

What our global writing community can offer you: 

 

Come work on your book, content for your website, content for a course or program you're developing, your blog, your journal writing, or writing for any purpose that's meaningful to you.

  • Get ultra-focused. Set clear intentions and make your own tailor-made writing schedule for the day.

  • Be seen and heard. Read your work out loud, if you wish.

  • Receive laser coaching from us (Kristine and Debra) and feedback from the group, at your request only. 

  • Use the day to move your writing project forward and make tangible progress toward your goals.

  • Join us for one or both group sessions via Zoom on boot camp days. See the complete schedule below.

  • Enjoy the dynamic group energy, and find out what new things await you - new perspectives, new ideas for your project, new facets of yourself as a writer, and other aha moments.   

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A message from Kristine and Debra

Our monthly writing boot camps are an outgrowth of our signature Book Doulas' Incubator Program. Since its inception in 2019, each incubator has included several of these focused workdays, and they've proven to be so effective and creatively inspiring for our participants that we decided to offer a regular, monthly boot camp for writers everywhere to join us, dropping in as your schedule allows, much like a drop-in yoga class. 

 

Not only do the boot camps meet certain needs - such as making time for writing, having just enough structure to help you get traction with your writing, and having contact with others who are committed to getting their books and other content out into the world - but they're also a lot of fun. Laughter and good vibes are always plentiful!   

 

So come write with us.

Your Book Doulas,

Kristine Carlson & Debra Evans

Writing Boot Camp Schedule

WHEN & WHERE?

THE SECOND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH VIA ZOOM!

 

2020 Kick-Off 

Saturday, December 12

Saturdays in 2021 

January 9

February 13

March 13 

April 10

May 8 

June 12

July 10 

August 14

September 11

October 9 

November 13 

December 11

WHAT TIME?

SESSION TIMES ARE CONSISTENT EACH MONTH:

Opening Session: 10:00 - 11:00 AM Pacific time

4-hour solo work time in between

Closing Session: 3:00 - 4:00 PM Pacific time

Here's the breakdown:

Opening Group Zoom Session:  10:00 - 11:00 AM Pacific time

Time to get clear, focused, and inspired. Set intentions for your writing project

that day and share them with the group.

Solo work time (4 hours)

Craft a self-directed work session that gives you the balance you may want between 

high-productivity and spaciousness. Here's one example:

(1) Set your timer for 90 minutes and go! Write without censoring yourself.

(2) Take a 15-minute break.

(3) Set your timer for 60 minutes and go again!

(4) Take another 15-minute break.

(5) Set your timer once more for a 30-minute power writing session.

(6) Take a 30-minute break before returning to Zoom for the 3-4pm session. 

Closing Group Zoom Session:  3:00 - 4:00 PM Pacific time

If your schedule (and time zone) allows, return at 3pm Pacific time to discuss your

solo work session, read a piece of your writing (if you wish to), and get feedback if desired. 

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“Close the door. Write with no one looking over your shoulder. Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer.”

— Barbara Kingsolver

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Writing Boot Camp Registration

Book Doulas' Monthly

Writing Boot Camp

Registration fee: $25 per Saturday session 

 

[this includes the morning and afternoon sessions

(the opening and closing sessions) of each Boot Camp Saturday]

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