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Author-It posterJoin award-winning published authors and seasoned teachers Tanya Taylor Rubinstein and Candace Walsh in the results-oriented, enlightening, and inspiring Author It! class series for writers of memoir and non-fiction. Together, Candace and Tanya offer decades of hard-wrought, in-the-trenches writing wisdom, creative coaching, and publishing savvy—in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

The weekends include instruction, one-on-one coaching, sharing with other students, and dedicated, sacred hours of writing time. Each writing weekend or intensive day has a single focus, from your book’s mission to its marketing plan. You’ll save hours of time, avoid common pitfalls, and become part of an intimate and supportive writing community.

Secure your spot today. Space is limited.

“Tanya and Candace have been a great force in helping me get clear and focus on my book. They are supportive, constructive, and thoughtful in their approach, creating a community that supports itself, too. I’d do their intensive again in a heartbeat for my next book. Because I know there will be a next book, thanks to them.” —Vicki P.

“I had never taken a writing workshop before, never participated in a writers group, and had no intention of writing anything remotely like memoir. But I was greatly intrigued by what Tanya Rubinstein and Candace Walsh were offering in their Author It! Intensive, despite the prospect of driving 400 miles each way once a month for six months. I can say now that Tanya and Candace construct a fertile cauldron in which focused creativity can emerge in a highly productive manner. It’s a gentle but powerfully supportive environment that fosters transformative realization inevitably becoming expressed in solid writing. For me, the result has been nothing short of mystical, just what I needed. The depth of their experience along with their profound caring for fellow writers make this intensive a life-changing experience. Years ago I heard someone say, ‘When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.’ This intensive marks the moment that I finally turned pro. To my great surprise, my next book is already in the pipeline. Thanks.” —Michael B.

“Candace and Tanya have created the winning formula of encouragement, guidance, and structure for aspiring writers. I came with the vision and the motivation, but I could not have brought my book to fruition without this workshop.” —Lucy G.