Take the 5-week group Spring 2014 Session along with other writers:
April 14 - June 8 (No work required week of Memorial Day)
New: On-Demand Solo Course!
Take the 5-week course when you want. Begin anytime.
*I Should Be Writing*: Reclaim Your Writing Life....
...is the popular kick-in-the-you-know-what, no-B.S.-class that has gotten experienced writers out of ruts, stuck writers moving again, blocked writers producing, and returning writers back into gear.
If you are writing regularly, if your work-in-progress is humming along, if you have a satisfying active writing life, then you don't need Boot Camp. But...
Boot Camp is for you if....
You get to the end of a day,
week or month and realize -- you haven't written a word, though you had the best intentions. Everything you write
isn't what you intended to write. You are stuck in the middle of a long writing
project and don't know which direction to take. You just can't get started, even on a small writing project. Your writing routine is MIA.
You spend more time talking about writing than you do writing. You're writing
regularly, but have little idea what you are actually working toward. You want
to try something different on the page but can't seem to get out of your own
way. You're fresh out of ideas – or have too many. You promise yourself you will
get serious...when you have time, on Monday, next month, but you
If any of the above describe your current relationship to
your writing life, and you need a gentle push – or a very firm shove – then
maybe you need this class.
I will help you: create the time to write,
adopt a writer's mindset, develop and maintain regular writing routines, deal
with your unique, individual writing obstacles, set and work toward writing goals that are specific and measurable -- and enjoy the
I act as your coach, ally and (kind but tough) task-master. Through private email exchanges, instructional materials, productivity and accountability tools,
an online discussion group with fellow writers, weekly reading, and (private) telephone
conversations, you will become (or return to being) a writer who writes.
Opportunities for feedback on your writing also offered.
is self-paced; no need to be online at specific times.
Writers of any genre are
welcome. Previous Boot Campers include novelists, memoir writers, poets, personal essayists, bloggers, dramatists, general nonfiction writers, children's book authors, humor writers. (Please note that Boot Camp is not ideal for brand new writers.)
The group class runs for five weeks and offers three participation levels and rates:
$230 -- Full Service Option. You get everything listed above, including unlimited email exchanges with Lisa and a weekly phone call (optional).
$155 -- Repeat Rate. For Boot Camp alumni only. Participate at the Full Service level, but opt out of any or all assignments/activities.
$100 -- Audit-Only. You get the weekly Lesson, Reading, and Assignment/Activity materials, but without feedback, emails, phone support, or group participation.
*** The NEW On-Demand solo course runs for 5 weeks.
Sign up today and start tomorrow, or any day you like.
$ 179 -- Full Service Option (see above, but note that On-Demand does not offer group discussions/peer interaction with other writers).
$ 125 -- Repeat Rate. For Boot Camp alumni only.
$ 100 -- Audit-Only. You get the weekly Lesson, Reading, and Assignment/Activity materials, but without feedback, emails, or phone support.
Registration is now open. Use the PayPal buttons below. If you wish to pay by check, please email me for the postal address. Check must arrive one week prior to class start.
All fees are nonrefundable. Cancellation policy for Group session: Full credit toward a future class or editing project, if canceled at least 48 hours before class begins. If cancelled less than 48 hours before class is set to begin, a 75% credit will be given. Once class begins, a 50% credit will be given if cancelled during the first week; after that, no credits given. Credit must be used within 12 months. Cancellation policy for On-Demand Solo course: Full credit toward a future class or editing project, if cancelled at least 24 hours before your customized course is set to begin. Once materials are delivered and your course begins, a 50% credit will be given if cancelled during the first week; after that, no credits given. Credit must be used within 12 months
If you have questions, want to explore if B.C. is right for you, or wish to pay via check, please send an email: LisaRomeoWrites at gmail dot com. Let me know if you prefer to talk by phone, and we can do that.
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