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>>>>>   AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TWO PARTS!  <<<<<

>>>>>   PART 1 BEGINS APRIL 29TH  <<<<<

 

“There is something in my nature

that gets the keenest and sharpest pleasure out of achievement,

out of work finished and printed and distributed and read.”

~ Thomas Merton ~

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Welcome to the 10th edition of Plug In For Writers!

 

Each year, Plug In for Writers evolves as my writing career evolves. And evolve she has! Since Conari Press contacted me in 2006, I’ve:

  • written 4 books, 2 journals, and 1 adult coloring book
  • developed six mystical tele-courses
  • created Your Soul Wants Five Things and the Mystical Fools Society
  • developed The Soul-Directed Life radio show (celebrating over 150,000 downloads)
  • inaugurated The 9 Containers of Love and 1 of Hearts global prayer practices

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People ask how I can be so creative and so productive. The answer is The Intersection. In Plug In for Writers, I share everything I’ve discovered about how to succeed at this wild, crazy, delicious writing life. It takes four very different abilities: vibrant creativity, commitment to the craft of writingmarketing savvy, and understanding publishing as a business. I’ll teach you everything I do, plus introduce you to my personal publishing team—my village.

Plug In for Writers is unique.  It is the only in-depth exploration of how to write in The Intersection between the craft of writing and profound spiritual practices that nourish a successful writing life.

 

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Plug In For Writers 2017 is divided into TWO Sections
 

>>>  PART 1 – THE WORK BEFORE THE WORK  <<< 

 

 

Have you wondered why all the writing courses you’ve taken and books you’ve read haven’t taken you to the level of creativity you want? Do you wonder why finishing your book and finding an agent or publisher is still so elusive? The missing link—the spiritual practices that activate, expand, and nourish a successful writing life—are the sole focus of our first 7 Saturdays together. We will gather on Zoom, a video conference platform, so I can give you hands-on experience. This content is not available anywhere else. And THIS is the magic. This is the essential foundation on which to build a writing life.

 

 

 

Class Structure

 

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 1 will meet for 6 bi-weekly sessions starting Saturday, April 29th and continuing through Saturday, July 8th.

CLASS SESSIONS are on Saturday afternoons from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Eastern.

(12:30pm Central, 11:30am Mountain, 10:30am Pacific, 7:30am Hawaii, 2:30pm Atlantic, 6:30pm UK, 7:30pm Europe.  It will be the wee hours of the morning in Australia, and 5:30am in New Zealand (the following day).

You can check for your own time at the WORLD TIME CONVERTER HERE.

 

CLASS DATES:

April 29; May 13, 27; June 10, 24; July 8

 

All classes, activities and meditations are recorded, so don’t worry about missing anything due to time zone or schedule. You can be an active presence in the course by sending Janet your stories and questions, and by participating in our private Facebook discussion group.

Our NEW platform for this course is Zoom – a superior-quality global video conference service.  They are free and extremely easy to use. Zoom allows the course to be much more visual and hands-on.  Part of the journey of becoming a successful writer involves getting used to being visible – ZOOM accomplishes that in a safe, nurturing space.
 


 

 

Members Receive:

 

  • Six 2-hour live video conference classes (recorded in both video and audio-only formats)
  • Seven Steps to Get Into Theta Video ($50 value)
  • How to Find Your Natural Writing Rhythm Video (not available for purchase)
  • Recording of Janet Conner on “The Essential Nature of Solitude” ($30 value)
  • Recording of Angel Q&A Event on “Divine Guidance” ($33 value)
  • Personal Angel Guidance Consultation with Margo Mastromarchi ($80 value)
  • Extensive bibliography of all the tools Janet uses for professional success and spiritual foundation.
  • Detailed PlayBook packed full of information, links, resources, and extensive bibliography of all the tools Janet uses for professional success and spiritual foundation.
  • Extensive email support.
  • Membership in a private Facebook discussion group.

 

 

You will receive an extensive bibliography of reading material, but here are a few key books:

  • Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury
  • Creativity: Where the Divine and Human Meet by Matthew Fox
  • Stoking the Creative Fires by Phil Cousineau
  • The Writing Life by Annie Dillard
  • 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women by Gail McMeekin
  • 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women by Gail McMeekin

 


 

Registration Options

 

  

 

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 1 Only:  $344

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 2 Only:  $544 (Description Below)

*** Prerequisite – Plug In for Writers Part 1 ***

 

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Both Parts 1 & 2:  $888

>>>  SPECIAL DISCOUNTS IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 28TH  <<<

Special 20% discount for NEW Members of Plug In for Writers – $711

Special 30% discount for members of Soul Purpose 2017 – $622

Special 40% discount for returning Plug In members from any year – $533


 

>>> PART 2 – THE WORK – AND THE VILLAGE  <<<

 

Whether you decide to self-publish or seek a traditional publisher, it takes a village – a large, brilliant, author-centric village – to get your book into readers’ hands. I’ll introduce you to my Village: my publishing consultant, two favorite publicists, agent, tapping coach, creativity guru, and for those who feel ready to pitch a publisher, I’ll even introduce you to my publisher.

By the time you complete Plug In for Writers Part 1 & Part 2, you will have the knowledge, tools, practices, and contacts to create a delicious writing life. Members have finished their novels, clarified their message, found agent representation, signed publishing contracts, completed proposals, built their audience, begun speaking professionally, created blogs, hosted radio shows, and self-published.

If there is a book or other expression waiting to be born through you, please join me and my village. I love the writing life and it is my great joy to see another writer fall in love with it, too! I invite you to Plug In to The Intersection, and become the creative force you came here to be.

 

 

 

Class Structure

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 2 will meet for 5 bi-weekly class sessions and 6 bi-weekly immersion sessions starting Saturday, August 5th and continuing through Monday, October 9th.

 

CLASS SESSIONS are on Monday evenings from from 7pm to 9pm Eastern.  DATES: August 14, 28; September 11, 25; October 9  

(6pm Central, 5pm Mountain, 4pm Pacific, 1pm Hawaii, 8pm Atlantic, Midnight UK, 1am Europe.  It will be morning in Australia, and afternoon in New Zealand on the following day)

 

IMMERSION SESSIONS are on Saturday afternoons from 1:30pm to 3:30pm Eastern.  DATES: August 5, 19; September 2, 16, 30; October 7

(12:30pm Central, 11:30am Mountain, 10:30am Pacific, 7:30am Hawaii, 2:30pm Atlantic, 6:30pm UK, 7:30pm Europe.  It will be the wee hours of the morning in Australia, and 5:30am in New Zealand on the following day)

 

You can check for your own time at the WORLD TIME CONVERTER HERE.

 

All classes, activities and meditations are recorded, so don’t worry about missing anything due to time zone or schedule. You can be an active presence in the course by sending Janet your stories and questions, and by participating in our private Facebook discussion group.

Our NEW platform for this course is Zoom – a superior-quality global video conference service.  They are free and extremely easy to use. Zoom allows the course to be much more visual and hands-on.  Part of the journey of becoming a successful writer involves getting used to being visible – ZOOM accomplishes that in a safe, nurturing space.

 

 


 

Our Guest Experts:

 

Gail McMeekin - successful writer entrepreneur

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gail McMeekin is a sought after creativity coach, author of The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women and The 12 Secrets of Highly Successful Women, and my personal creativity mentor. Gail will share one secret to support your writing life in each session. She has been a part of Plug In from the beginning and I’m thrilled to share her wisdom with you.

 

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Margo Mastromarchi trained with Doreen Virtue on both angel guidance readings and mediumship. She is a perennial favorite on Plug In for Writers on angelic guides and guidance. She’ll introduce us to the reality of divine guides and guidance in many forms, how to detect the presence of your guides, and how to engage with your guides in a vibrant, ongoing, living relationship.

 

successful writer entrepreneur - Jennifer Hill-Robenault

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Hill Robenalt swooped into my life when Writing Down Your Soul came out in 2009. She took me by the hand and introduced me to the wild world of publicizing your book. She is the Public Relations Manager at EnviroMedia in Austin Texas. Previously, she was Vice President at Porter Novelli, and principal of her own media communications firm, Robin Hill Media. Jennifer will talk about how to build the all-important author platform without becoming overwhelmed. Jennifer combines a deep understanding of current publishing reality with an even deeper appreciation for spiritual art of writing from the heart.

 

successful writer entrepreneur - Jo Ann Deck

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jo Ann Deck is a rare publishing expert with 38 years of experience in all phases of publishing from returns to sales to acquisitions. She supports writers as a publishing consultant, proposal doctor, publicity advisor, and agent. Jo Ann understands the new world of publishing, how to write a query that gets attention and a proposal that gets a contract. When you hear Jo Ann describe how a publisher decides to publish your book, the arcane world of publishing will suddenly come to life.

JO ANN TALKS ABOUT HER INSIGHTS OF THE BOOK BUSINESS

 

successful writer entrepreneur - Greg Brandenburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greg Brandenburgh is my editor at Red Wheel Weiser/Conari Press. Greg has a rich history in publishing with Harper SanFrancisco (now HarperOne), Hampton Roads, Thorson/Element, and Tuttle Publishing. Today Greg is Associate Publisher at Red Wheel Weiser handling acquisitions and foreign rights sales for all their imprints. I am thrilled to share Greg’s knowledge and expertise with you.

 

 

 

 

Kat Sanborn has worked in book publishing, sales, and publicity for over a decade. She has worked with hundreds of authors to create successful broadcast, online, and print media publicity and has set up numerous national and international author bookings.  Her specialties include: book publicity, media booking, event management, business management, special sales, foreign rights and remainder publishing sales, media buying, and literary agent contract negotiation.

 


 

Experiences of Previous Members

Plug In for Writers Eased Me Into the Intersection …

Margaret Duarte

where I expanded from an author into a community builder, and from a blogger into a marketer, both necessities in today's publishing landscape.  By sharing her own story and offering valuable tips and resources, Janet helped me identify my brand and start building my platform.  She took the scary out of promoting my work, and for this, I am eternally grateful.  And now, I can happily announce that my first novel is published!

 

~ Margaret Duarte, Elk Grove CA, Author of:  Between Now and Forever ~

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~ Margaret Duarte, Elk Grove CA, Author of:  Between Now and Forever ~

where I expanded from an author into a community builder, and from a blogger into a marketer, both necessities in today's publishing landscape.  By sharing her own story and offering valuable tips and resources, Janet helped me identify my brand and start building my platform.  She took the scary out of promoting my work, and for this, I am eternally grateful.  And now, I can happily announce that my first novel is published!  

Janet and Her Guests are Excellent Creative Guides …

Ed Dodge... I had an idea for a new book before enrolling in Plug In for Writers, but it rose to a new level as a result of this course. Jo Ann Deck, one of Janet's guests with extensive experience in the publishing industry, provided excellent information. As a result of connecting with her through Janet, Jo Ann became my book consultant! What an amazing outcome - one that I would not have dreamed of before signing up for Plug In for Writers! Working with Jo Ann and considering traditional publishers, in the end I decided to self-publish.


 

 

~ Dr Ed Dodge, San Antonio TX, Author of:  Be Healthy: Simple Guidelines for Lifelong Well-Being ~

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~ Dr Ed Dodge, San Antonio TX, Author of:  Be Healthy: Simple Guidelines for Lifelong Well-Being ~

... I had an idea for a new book before enrolling in Plug In for Writers, but it rose to a new level as a result of this course. Jo Ann Deck, one of Janet's guests with extensive experience in the publishing industry, provided excellent information. As a result of connecting with her through Janet, Jo Ann became my book consultant! What an amazing outcome - one that I would not have dreamed of before signing up for Plug In for Writers! Working with Jo Ann and considering traditional publishers, in the end I decided to self-publish.  

Plug In for Writers Catapulted Me …

Debra Mae White

... from dabbling with the idea of a second career as a writer to starting a blog and writing the book that has been stirring in my heart for years. And it will come out in 2015! Janet is a gifted, divinely inspired teacher who has gathered a wealth of writing and publishing resources she is willing to share. Thanks to Janet and Plug In, I am well on my way to live my dream!

 

~ Debra Mae White, Houston TX, Author of:  Permission to Rest ~

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~ Debra Mae White, Houston TX, Author of:  Permission to Rest ~

... from dabbling with the idea of a second career as a writer to starting a blog and writing the book that has been stirring in my heart for years. And it will come out in 2015! Janet is a gifted, divinely inspired teacher who has gathered a wealth of writing and publishing resources she is willing to share. Thanks to Janet and Plug In, I am well on my way to live my dream!  

Janet’s Energy And Enthusiasm for the Writing World Knows No Bounds …

Rita Riedel copy... and her delight and curiosity are infectious, constantly inspiring me to connect more deeply with my own. Plug In for Writers offers rich insight into what it takes to birth and promote your book. This course has been a great gateway for me, opening me to the full gamut of what bringing my book to life entails. It was great hearing from the friendly experts in Janet’s creative team, especially as these are people who are spiritually aligned and honor the journey of the soul. And I learned equally as much from the other participants in the course. Whatever stage of the journey you are at, there is much inspiring information in this very soulful course for writers.

 

~ Rita Riedel, Kalamunda, Western Australia ~

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~ Rita Riedel, Kalamunda, Western Australia ~

... and her delight and curiosity are infectious, constantly inspiring me to connect more deeply with my own. Plug In for Writers offers rich insight into what it takes to birth and promote your book. This course has been a great gateway for me, opening me to the full gamut of what bringing my book to life entails. It was great hearing from the friendly experts in Janet’s creative team, especially as these are people who are spiritually aligned and honor the journey of the soul. And I learned equally as much from the other participants in the course. Whatever stage of the journey you are at, there is much inspiring information in this very soulful course for writers.  

Plug in for Writers Helped Me Find Clarity …

Violet Smith

... and focus for my writing aspirations. What made this class so powerful for me is the way it blended the practical with the inspirational. For the first time, I am learning how to stay grounded while spreading my wings. I feel I have a more complete picture of the commitment involved with birthing any project I might conceive, and that will help me to decide where I will invest my time and energy in the future. Thank you, Janet, for a powerful course, and blessings to my fellow writers!

 

~ Violet Smith,Trussville, Alabama ~

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~ Violet Smith,Trussville, Alabama ~

... and focus for my writing aspirations. What made this class so powerful for me is the way it blended the practical with the inspirational. For the first time, I am learning how to stay grounded while spreading my wings. I feel I have a more complete picture of the commitment involved with birthing any project I might conceive, and that will help me to decide where I will invest my time and energy in the future. Thank you, Janet, for a powerful course, and blessings to my fellow writers!  

Even Though I’m Not (Yet) on the Threshold of Releasing a Book …

Kathy Graham... Plug In for Writers was a significant catalyst for me to take my writing more seriously, and gain perspective on what is involved in the path to success in writing and getting published. Janet and her guests warmly welcomed me to their domain, and freely shared tips and fundamentals of navigating the terrain. What a treat to have personal encouragement, inspiration, and insights from such accomplished professionals in the fields of writing and media! I consider it time and money well spent.

 

~ Kathy Graham, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania ~

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~ Kathy Graham, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania ~

... Plug In for Writers was a significant catalyst for me to take my writing more seriously, and gain perspective on what is involved in the path to success in writing and getting published. Janet and her guests warmly welcomed me to their domain, and freely shared tips and fundamentals of navigating the terrain. What a treat to have personal encouragement, inspiration, and insights from such accomplished professionals in the fields of writing and media! I consider it time and money well spent.  

My Experience in Plug In for Writers was Felt by the Writer in Me …

Cherie Merritt

 

... quite profoundly. The honesty and caring of the information given by Janet and all guests laid it on the line, leading us to the place of “I’m ready to go for it.” Still nervous and new; but I, for one, will forge forward with joy in this spiritual writing life.

 

~ Cherie Merritt, Las Vegas, Nevada ~

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~ Cherie Merritt, Las Vegas, Nevada ~

  ... quite profoundly. The honesty and caring of the information given by Janet and all guests laid it on the line, leading us to the place of “I’m ready to go for it.” Still nervous and new; but I, for one, will forge forward with joy in this spiritual writing life.  

No Matter Where You Are On The Spectrum …

Devorah Medwin

... beginner or advanced writer, this class takes you and your writing to a whole different place.  The same engaging and inspiring tone found in Janet Conner's books permeates this class, except now she really is talking directly to you.  I've never taken a telecourse that felt as personal, or had a teacher that cared so much!  Highly recommend!

 

 

~ Devorah Medwin - New York, NY - www.devorahmedwin.com ~

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~ Devorah Medwin - New York, NY - www.devorahmedwin.com ~

... beginner or advanced writer, this class takes you and your writing to a whole different place.  The same engaging and inspiring tone found in Janet Conner's books permeates this class, except now she really is talking directly to you.  I've never taken a telecourse that felt as personal, or had a teacher that cared so much!  Highly recommend!  

 

Does Plug In For Writers Really Work? You Decide:

Here are just a few success stories:

Margaret Duarte Success

 

Ed Dodge Success

 

Eiman Al Zaabi Success

 

 

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Ellen Debenport Success

 

Christine Wheeler Success

 

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Registration Options

  

 

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 1 Only:  $344

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Part 2 Only:  $544

*** Prerequisite – Plug In for Writers Part 1 ***

 

Plug In for Writers 2017 – Both Parts 1 & 2:  $888

>>>  SPECIAL DISCOUNTS IF YOU REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 28TH  <<<

Special 20% discount for NEW Members of Plug In for Writers – $711

Special 30% discount for members of Soul Purpose 2017 – $622

Special 40% discount for returning Plug In members from any year – $533

 


 

Scholarships

 

St Michael - successful writer entrepreneur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janet has given away over $90,000 in scholarships to her courses. If you feel that you are standing at the threshold of The Intersection, ready and willing to embrace your writing potential, but do not currently have the tuition, please send Janet a brief email at janetconner@tampabay.rr.com explaining why you feel ready to join Plug In for Writers. Please include where you live. She will take all the names to St Michael’s Shrine in Tarpon Springs, FL, choose the names and announce the scholarships one week before the course begins.

 


 

Have questions? Contact Janet at janetconner@tampabay.rr.com or 727-772-1118