The Opening is a place where you can overcome your hesitation and playfully explore your writing, while getting realistic encouragement, group support and practical problem-solving from a writing professional.

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Grow into a more productive writer…and be more satisfied with your work.

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Join a writing community that prioritizes open-ended exploration and sends you home excited to write more.

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Participate in a non-hierarchical environment that allows you to take risks...and discover the unexpected in yourself, and in the world.

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Andy’s class gave me the confidence to  ignore the critical inner voices and just write. With his coaching, I finally finished a book I had been working on for five years.

Victor Lee Lewis, Diversity Educator and Founder of The Radical Resilience Institute

Finally Complete That Writing Project You Care About

Four Courses to Choose From:

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When you loosen up the mind and step out of the way, you make a piece of writing that only you could write. Fan the flames of your own inner genius at this delicious one-day…

  • Saturday, June 27 in Berkeley
  • Sunday, June 28 in Santa Cruz
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The Opening Presents “HOW TO LOVE THE WRITING PROCESS” a Writing Class via Telephone   “Thank you for this class. I think part of your gift has to do with helping people feel safe enough…

  • Starts June 30
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Working on a larger project? Or have an idea for one? This class is for you if you want focused, individual coaching, the support of a group, and precise, useful feedback on your work. Because…

  • Starts May 14, Thur eves
  • Starts Aug 5, Wed afternoons
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Working on a larger project? Or have an idea for one? This class is for you if you want focused, individual coaching, the support of a group, and precise, useful feedback on your work. Because…

  • Starts Sun Aug 16
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Get Your Writing Juices Flowing
and Have a Blast Doing It

Courses That Open Your Mind, Connect You With Others
and Help You Finish Your Project

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