Come write with us!

The Story Arts Studio is a virtual creative studio and boutique writing community for visionary women creators with bold ideas and exciting writing projects. Enroll for a writing group today and join hundreds of repeat participants who have savored the Story Arts writing experience. You'll flourish as a writer no matter your background, experience or age.
“Writing. Stamina. I love this experience. Our writing is becoming a string of stories that paint a much larger picture. The words are flowing and they just won’t stop. Maybe I ‘will ’write that book some day.”
SUE ANN GLEASON, Writer & Nourishment Guide
“This group is unlike anything I have experienced. It has unleashed many words that needed a meadow to romp in without fear. Think about it.”  

TERRI JACKSON, Writer & Photographer

Tiny Memoirs

(Jun. 23-Jul. 28, 2019)
A five-week guided writing group for turning your unforgettable memories into evocative mini memoirs.

Eyes, Heart, Hand

A three-week unique writing group experience that blends contemplative photography and mindfulness-based writing.
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Story Arts Book Camp

Go from idea to finished first draft of your nonfiction book in just 90 days with support from amazing mentors and fellow book campers.
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Untethered

A six-week writing workshop for exploring how to simplify and streamline your solo business for more joy, ease, freedom, and income.
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Winter Joy Retreat — 2019 Theme: "Wabi Sabi Creative"

A fun two-week year-end group for rejuvenating your creative energy as one year ends and the other begins.
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Story-Powered Business

A six-month hands-on story strategy and story-driven content marketing workshop for heart-based women creatives, coaches and entrepreneurs.
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Kaleidoscope

A four-week writing group for excavating and discerning the multidimensional layers and angles of a single story, memory or idea.
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A Year With Myself

(ON DEMAND, SELF-STUDY)
A yearlong, self-paced introspective writing program for cultivating creative joy.
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Homecoming

(ON DEMAND, SELF-STUDY)
A three-week self-paced creative journaling program for coming back home to yourself.

Good Questions

A writing group for women writers and creative entrepreneurs who want to discern what to create next and how to move meaningfully onward.

Writing & Tea

Live studio sessions where women write together guided by a new remarkable guest facilitator one day each month (and drink lots of tea!)
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Submit Your Writing

A curated and regularly updated directory of publications, links, deadlines, guidelines, tips for submitting your nonfiction writing.
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“Cigdem creates a vibrant space for women’s voices in a world that feels increasingly hostile to those voices. With creative and probing prompts and exercises, she encouraged me to open up and explore not only what I believe, but why I believe it. In her groups I grew as both a writer and a person.”
BRIDGETT MCKINNEY JENSEN, Writer
I don’t consider myself a writer but I do have a story to tell. This writing group has been a nudge to venture into an unknown place. Writing has clarified some of the conflicted feelings I have with myself. Deep, deep gratitude for you. For holding my stories, my writing, for holding me with such grace.”
ANNE LARSON BUCK, Artist & Writer

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”

 ― MAYA ANGELOU

Come write with us!

The Story Arts Studio is a virtual creative studio and boutique writing community for visionary women creators with bold ideas and exciting writing projects. Enroll for a writing group today and join hundreds of repeat participants who have savored the Story Arts writing experience. You'll flourish as a writer no matter your background, experience or age.