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Romancing Your Muse: The Art of Retreating From Home with Kathleen Shoop

Tuesday, September 05, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM
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Dan E Arndt
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All Pennwriters Courses are conducted in a “live” presentation format utilizing the Zoom platform.

If a conflict arises based on the required meeting times, please contact the instructor and Online Courses Coordinator to find a possible solution.

All sessions will be recorded. This class will meet on Zoom every Tuesday in September: September 5, 12, 19, & 26 from 7PM to 8PM.

Course Information:

A course that brings the magic of Mindful Writers Retreats right into your home. For writers of every genre, age, and stage! For authors who want to learn to layer the elements of retreating into their lives as a means to boost writing volume, quality, and career satisfaction.


The opportunity to get away with fellow writers to focus on writing without home and work distractions is a gift. But it’s possible to introduce the elements of Mindful Writers Retreats into daily life and reap the benefits without leaving the house. This workshop will introduce you to methods and ways to make the writing grind feel more like the incredible experience it ought to be.

Kathleen has co-coordinated over 22 Mindful Writers Retreats for fellow authors of every genre. She’s ready to share the magic with you!

Author Benefits/Takeaways
Participants will:

Receive printed materials and mindfulness treats sent right to their mailbox. These will be used during and after the course to encourage mindfulness, writing volume, and quality.

Identify the obstacles that get in the way of shaping the writing life they desire. 

Learn to use and implement a variety of mindfulness tools that will help create the writing life they want.

Engage with Kathleen and fellow students during the four one hour zoom sessions.

Have access to private email and phone/zoom support during the four-week course.

Finish the personalized, collaborative course understanding how to introduce the elements of writing retreats into daily life in order to create concrete results.

Instructor Bio:

Bestselling author, Kathleen Shoop, PhD, writes historical fiction, women’s fiction and romance. Shoop’s novels have garnered various awards in the Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY), Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and Readers’ Favorite. Kathleen has been featured in USA Today and the Writer’s Guide. Her work has been used in university courses and appeared in Writer’s Digest, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Chicken Soup for the Soul and Pittsburgh Parent magazine. Kathleen is co-coordinator of 22 Mindful Writers Retreats, Pennwriters Conference 2023, and is a regular presenter at conferences and in classrooms.

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Twitter:  @kathieshoop

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