Faculty at Fernie Writers Conference held in Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish, Montana USA

Join Susan at the week-long Fernie Writers Conference in beautiful Whitefish, Montana USA             RAW REAL WRITE This week-long workshop is a blend of life coaching and writing the 'hard stuff'. Writing memoir, creative non-fiction or personal essay can be daunting. Susan Purvis and Sara Fisher will provide a safe, caring, and listening environment for attendees to express their story, with authentic emotional exploration and connection. We will address what is in the way of getting it onto the page and out into the world. Susan will present story structure and function because having the right structure from the beginning will allow you to build a solid framework to tell your story. Sara’s will explore with you what is possible in your writing and in your life. Writing, reading and critique are all part of the workshop. Special evening reads for the workshop attendees will be announced.   What is your story really about? The criteria for quality storytelling are no different for self-published authors than for the traditionally published. Susan offers a dive into each facet of the storytelling proposition, which you can apply to your process to elevate your game and claim your career as a writer. Susan will use techniques modeled on the bestselling craft book “Story Engineering,” by Larry Brooks, “the how and why stories work.” Attendees will learn the ‘Six Competencies of Successful Storytelling,’ a guide for the beginner and a great refresher for the pro. Attendees will have a chance to share and/or restructure their own stories. Get it right the first time. About the Conference Due to the closure of the Canadian Boarder, the FWC will be held at in Whitefish, Montana for US citizens. Details about course location will be posted.    The full schedule will be posted soon. Registration is open. As before, the intensive workshop sessions are limited to eight to ten students. Early registration is encouraged to assure the spot you want.

Mindful Leadership Retreat–Gateway to Glacier National Park, Montana

Dancing Spirit Ranch 1600 Conn Rd, Columbia Falls

Explore, Discover, Lead   Mindful Leadership Retreat in Whitefish, Montana. Take the next step in your journey.   Join bestselling author, Susan Purvis and Mindful Leadership coach, Charlie White during four magical days at the gateway to Glacier National Park, Montana. Mindful Leadership Retreat with Charlie & Sue Here's what you'll discover... 1. How to show up as a Mindful Leader at Critical Moments Tap into your best self and exemplify a grounded stance. Grounding is an embodied practice allowing you to act deliberately and skillfully at any moment. 2. The path to lead effectively through change and challenge Arrive at the highest level of leadership performance by meeting four critical needs (waypoints) within yourself. Discover how to identify and address roadblocks in the flow of leadership energy. 3.Tactics and practices to elevate your performance and your team's Gain useful and realistic leadership practices that make your growth sustainable. Your time with us includes: - Daily group workshops and trainings - Guided meditation, yoga, and meditation - Small group breakouts and practice INVESTMENT Individual Participant, $4,800* Couple or Bring a Friend (shared room), $7,200* *20% refundable deposit due on registration. Refundable up to Sept. 21, 2020. Full payment due Oct. 8, 2020. Health cancellations fully refunded. Your Exclusive Retreat Includes Four nights lodging and accommodations at the Dancing Spirit Ranch - located at the gateway to Glacier National Park Actual Retreat from 6pm Thursday to 5pm Sunday Private chef and organic, locally sourced meals from arrival through departure All Activity Gear All shuttles/transport during retreat including airport pickup and drop off Mindful Leadership Training and Coaching Discover your Mindful Leadership Path and gain knowledge of tactical Mindful Leadership practices that you can implement into everyday personal and professional life Mindful Leadership Coaching Session on site Bodywork/Massage Session Personal journal to capture your Mindful Leadership journey Not Included Airfare and/or travel to Glacier Park International Airport (FCA), Kalispell, MT. We're here to help! Please email  Charlie White at info@movemountains.com with any questions.