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Deep Writing Mendocino

Instructor: Eric Maisel
August 12–16, 2019 (Monday–Friday, 10:00am–2:00pm)

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This August, come to the gorgeous northern California coastal town of Mendocino for a week of writing!

I lead deep writing workshops all over the world. No spot is prettier or more evocative than Mendocino, California. Enjoy the coastline, the forests, the quaint town of Mendocino, the bustling art life, the cafés and pubs, and our great venue, the Mendocino Art Center. If you’ve long wanted to take a deep writing workshop, this may be the one for you!

The virtues of the workshop are many. The lessons I provide are truly important and will help you maintain your writing life when you return home. There is no reading or critiquing of what you’re writing, making for a wonderfully safe environment. You’ll get to enjoy the company of like-minded writers. And you’ll spend a week in Mendocino and along the rugged northern California coast, with plenty of time to explore and enjoy.

Be as budget or as luxe as you like. Flights, lodging and meal expenses are on your own. Characteristically we have one (always wonderfully memorable) group dinner, a Sunday evening get-acquainted get-together (which will be hosted by the Mendocino Art Center), and many mini-group gatherings as participants get to know one another, eat and drink together, visit sights together, and make friendships that last a lifetime. There is much more to a deep writing workshop than just the workshop hours!

Come experience it for yourself … and if you’ve participated before, come experience it again!

Please get your deposit in, as this workshop will fill up.


DR. ERIC MAISEL is the author of more than 50 books. His interests include creativity, the creative life, and the profession of creativity coaching, which he founded; issues of life purpose and meaning; mental health and critical psychology (also known as critical psychiatry and anti-psychiatry); and parenting in a “mental disorder” age. 

Dr. Maisel’s most recent books include Unleashing the Artist Within (Dover, 2019), Helping Parents of Diagnosed, Distressed and Different Children (Routledge, 2019), A Writer’s Paris (Dover reprint, 2019), Helping Survivors of Authoritarian Parents, Siblings and Partners (Routledge, 2018), Ten Zen Seconds (Dover reprint, 2018), 60 Innovative Cognitive Strategies for the Bright, The Sensitive and the Creative (Routledge, 2018) and The Magic of Sleep Thinking (Dover reprint, 2018).

Dr. Maisel writes the “Rethinking Mental Health” blog for Psychology Today and is a regular contributor to Mad in America, where he founded and edited its parent resources section. Among his favorite things are leading Deep Writing workshops around the world (in places like Paris, London, Rome, Dublin, Prague, New York and San Francisco), working with individual creativity coaching clients, and producing interesting and useful programs (like his Life Purpose Boot Camp Self-Paced Instructor Training).

Dr. Maisel divides his time between Walnut Creek, California, where he lives, and Belmont, California, where he babysits his grandkids a lot.

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Deposit: $195:
The deposit is non-refundable but can be applied to any of Dr. Maisel’s online writing workshops (deep writing, memoir breakthrough, or sharpen your pen)

Remainder: The remainder of the $400 is due by June 1, 2019. It is non-refundable but can be applied to any of Dr. Maisel’s online writing workshops (deep writing, memoir breakthrough, or sharpen your pen).


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