Attend Cathleen’s Workshops

Through Incubate:Spirit, Cathleen shares her 20+ years of expertise as a journalist and author with other writers,
via one-on-one coaching, project-based consultation, as well as two-day workshops and masterclasses.

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Cathleen’s NEXT Incubate:Spirit workshop
JANUARY 24-25, 2015 in Laguna Beach, California.

 To request information about more in-depth, project-oriented coaching, please send an inquiry to

you want to write but you’re not sure where (or how) to start.

begin with yourself. what’s YOUR story?

cathleen can help you find it. 

what: intimate, two-day writer’s workshops in beautiful laguna beach, california, where cathleen will:

  • help you get out of your own way, get unstuck, and get writing.
  • show you how to find your story, your voice, and your medium.
  • offer practical tools to make that project you’ve been wanting to write/create become a reality.
  • provide advice and inspiration for your writing practice and creative process.

where: a private, oceanside venue steps from laguna beach’s legendary beaches and coves, in a casually elegant setting.

how to get there: laguna is a short, 20-minute drive from john wayne/orange county airport (SNA). the seaside village is situated about equidistant from LAX and SAN (san diego); and 45 minutes (or less) from LGB (long beach) or ONT (ontario, CA).

what else?
apart from the description above, you will be on your own for meals and accommodations, of which laguna beach has many (for all budgets.)

below are a few links that will help you find a place to stay:

laguna beach hotels/motels

laguna beach vacation rentals

food: there are loads of restaurants that run the culinary gambit from street tacos to four-star dining all within walking distance of the event’s venue.

bits, bobs, and extras:

surfing lessons, stand-up paddle boarding excursions, yoga, meditation, morning hikes, evening strolls on the beach all can be arranged privately. we’re happy to help point you in the right direction.

cathleen really enjoys surprises so … you never know who or what else might turn up.

refunds: we will issue refunds up to 21 days (THREE WEEKS) before the event.

waiting list:
yes, there will be a waiting list. if a space opens up, we will contact you immediately.

anything else? shoot us an email at

cathleen also is available for one-on-one coaching with writers who would like in-depth review of their work from concept and proposal through editing and publication phases. 

to request information about more in-depth, project-oriented coaching,
please send an email to