Write My Book Writing Retreat

Do you want to write a book , but are struggling to find time or the place to write?

Distractions, loneliness and writer's block are all common obstacles authors face when trying to write a book.

Join us at our writing retreat to escape from the distractions of your business and life and be immersed in a calm and tranquil writing sanctuary.

The Write My Book Writing Retreat is a safe and collaborative space for you to:

  • Commit time for yourself and your book
  • Focus on writing without distractions
  • Be inspired as you write in a beautiful, tropical environment
  • Mastermind and network with other authors
  • Get past your blocks with our writing coaches
  • Dig down deep to start sharing your message

Our writing retreat will give you the push you need to take steps toward finishing your book. It is a writing sanctuary for you to finally have the place and mindspace to put your pen to paper and get all your ideas from your head and onto the page.

Helen Chang

Katherine MacKenett
(formerly Kristine Serio)

The retreat will be led by Helen Chang and Katherine MacKenett, experienced ghostwriters and writing coaches who have served as "thought-partners" to many successful authors. Helen and Katherine have a proven method to help authors write their books and share their message. They have assisted hundreds of authors to write books that helped to raise their credibility, attract more revenue and inspire readers worldwide.

Your book can do this too!

Our writing retreat is the perfect opportunity to finally get all your ideas out of your head and onto paper.

We'd love to help support you in writing your book, so you can raise your credibility and revenue, and inspire people with your unique story or message.

What to expect from the writing retreat:

  • Receive support from a community of writing coaches and authors
  • Use our proven tools and templates to help you write your book
  • Meet your muse and be inspired

Would you like a restorative experience in a writer's paradise? Imagine opening your door and taking a deep breath of fresh air, experiencing restoration while masterminding with a community of other authors seeking to share their message with the world. You're listening to seven beautiful waterfalls and taking deep breaths of fresh air, as you finally write your book surrounded by a supportive community of other authors seeking to share their message with the world.

This is what really happens at our writing retreat. You'll receive three days of coaching, inspiration and amazing tips to rejuvenate and expand your vision for both your business and your book!

You'll come away with:

  • Insights and breakthroughs on your book
  • A new found confidence as an author
  • A clear vision of the next steps for your book

Author Bridge Media has helped more than 100 authors write more than 250 books, e-books and other projects. After launching their books, our authors have appeared on CNN, Forbes, Parade, The View Oprah and other shows. They have generated millions of dollars in sales for their businesses and gained millions of loyal fans around the world. It is possible for you, too!

With our help you will share your unique story and message with a book that achieves the highest level of memorability, marketability and impact.

Our writing retreat is for you if you:

  • Can write or speak about your book
  • Want peace and quiet to write your book
  • Crave inspiration for your writing
  • Want to be a part of a writing community
  • Seek solitude to clear your thoughts and write your book
  • Want the fun and companionship of writing with others
  • Would like structured time to write
  • Have an outline or plan already in place for your book (or have done our Plan My Book workshop)

Our retreat is also for you if you:

  • Feel excited about wrting your book
  • Feel confused or overwhelmed about your book
  • Want coaching to clear your writing path
  • Want support and structure so you can write faster

Here's what you can expect at the Write My Book Writing Retreat:

  • Day 1: Start writing or speaking! Open and close each day with a guided meditation to get you focused on your message. Get going with your book! We're here to support you and help you move forward. Attend one private coaching session either today or tomorrow. Practice your book pitch. Complete several chapters of your book.
  • Day 2: Keep writing! Open the day with a guided meditation to connect with your muse. Keep working on your book! We're here to support you and help you get unstuck as you need us. Attend your one-on-one coaching session. Polish your book pitch. Complete more sections of your book.
  • Day 3: Your chapters! Open and close the day with a guided meditation to meet your muse. Finish up missing sections! Perfect your book pitch. Group mastermind for new ideas. Attend optional bonus sessions about the different publishing models, how to add marketing hooks, and the secrets to becoming an Amazon Bestseller! Keep writing!

Wrap up your writing retreat feeling inspired and accomplished!

At the Door Ticket Rate: $1,497 
Regular Ticket Rate: $997 

Early Bird Rate: $597
Pre-early Bird Rate $497 

About the location

The writing retreat will be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego. The hotel is home to beautiful lush gardens and clear blue waterfalls. It is conveniently located 15 minutes from San Diego International Airport and nearby many popular San DIego attractions such as: SeaWorld, Gaslamp Quarters, Balboa Park, San Diego Zoo, La Jolla Cove -- if you decide to add a vacation to your retreat.

  • Seven waterfalls -- for a peaceful, tranquil atmosphere
  • Lush green jungle-like setting -- to transport you to new world
  • Numerous hideaways and writing spots -- where you can write in peace
  • Comfortable room choices -- so you can find your perfect room to escape for rest and writing
  • Healthy snacks and drinks -- to keep your body and mind well fed and enable you to keep writing
  • Restaurant and cafe -- so you can enjoy sumptuous meals, just an elevator ride away
  • A Writing Retreat Suite -- to experience writing inspiration with community of writing coaches and other authors


Where is the retreat? Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego, California (2270 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108)

Who is this for? This retreat is for you if you already have a rough outline or plan for your book.

Who is leading the retreat?

  • Helen Chang: CEO, senior editor and ghostwriter at Author Bridge Media
  • Katherine MacKenett (formerly Kristine Serio): Managing editor and ghostwriter at Author Bridge Media

What is included? Three days of writing guidance, support and coaching in a private Writing Retreat Suite.

What should I bring?

  • Your laptop, journal and pens
  • A digital recorder or dictation software if you plan to speak your book
  • Clothing wor warm days and cool nights
  • Sunglasses/hat
  • Camera
  • Business cards

What not to bring?

  • Children
  • Pets (Service animals are okay)

When is the retreat?

Orientation: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (evening)

Retreat days: Thursday - Saturday, August 24-26, 2017

How much does it cost?

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Regular Rate:

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