Jumpstart Your Book and Finally Begin Writing!

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2024 - Sunday, October 13, 2024
  • Sunrise Ranch, Loveland, CO
Jumpstart Your Book and Finally Begin Writing!

Is 2024 the Year that You Finally Write Your Book?

That idea has been rolling around in your mind for years. You awaken in the middle of the night writing a scene or a chapter. You carry around a notebook filled with ideas. You see the possibilities that open to you once you finally are a published author. And yet you’ve hesitated. You’ve done nothing to bring your book to life!

The Universe is Calling You!

Here’s your chance to honor the calling from the Universal Being that YOU ARE the person chosen to bring a special message into the world one that will inspire, heal, and transform others. Adding a spiritual dimension to writing your book means recognizing and embracing the calling from the Universe to share your unique message. By aligning with the Universal Being, you can tap into a deeper source of inspiration and creativity, ensuring your work not only informs but also heals and transforms.

At this Sunrise Ranch retreat, you will learn to trust this spiritual process, connecting with the energy of your project and allowing divine guidance to flow through your words. This spiritual journey will help you overcome barriers and infuse your book with the transformative power it is meant to carry.

Spend 5 days at Sunrise Ranch with Literary Midwife and bestselling author Kathy Sparrow, taming the overwhelm and confusion that keeps you from realizing your dream of being a published author.

5 Steps to Overcome Overwhelm and Confusion and Finally Begin Writing!

In this 5-day Writing Studio Adventure, you will:

  1. Receive the support and technical expertise of a seasoned publishing professional.
  2. Gain clarity on what you want to write and how to put your thoughts to paper.
  3. Learn a framework to write each chapter of your book with ease.
  4. Overcome the blocks that keep you from being seen and heard in the world.
  5. Learn to tap into the energy of your project and to trust that the Universal Being is there to support you.

As a bonus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Kathy to discuss your individual writing goals. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy all that Sunrise Ranch offers to nourish your soul.

Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Loveland, Colorado, Sunrise Ranch sets the stage for an unparalleled writer’s retreat—an oasis where creativity blooms and inspiration dances in the crisp mountain air. This idyllic haven invites wordsmiths from far and wide to immerse themselves in a retreat that transcends the ordinary.

Surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, writers find solace and serenity at Sunrise Ranch, where the convergence of natural beauty and artistic energy fosters an environment conducive to literary exploration. As the sun paints the sky with hues of pink and gold, participants embark on a journey of self-discovery and literary craftsmanship, their pens dancing across pages as they tap into the muse that resides within this enchanting retreat.

This immersive writing experience at Sunrise Ranch offers an all-inclusive package encompassing delectable meals, cozy lodging, top-notch workshop materials, and the rejuvenating embrace of morning and evening yoga—seamlessly woven into your enchanting writer’s retreat.

Workshop Overview

This carefully curated five-day retreat combines the tranquility of Sunrise Ranch’s inspiring grounds, the expertise of inclusive writing workshops suitable for all levels and genres, personalized coaching, and the nourishment of gourmet meals prepared to perfection. The all-inclusive nature of the retreat ensures that every participant is equipped with the tools and inspiration needed to turn their literary aspirations into reality.

About Kathy Sparrow

Literary Midwife Kathy Sparrow is an award-winning author, ghostwriter, screenwriter and publishing consultant who has been mentoring aspiring writers of non-fiction, fiction, and poetry for over two decades. Many have penned bestselling books because of her book coaching services. Known as a “behind-the-scenes secret weapon” to thought leaders, Kathy specializes in the areas of self-development, leadership, and memoir. She was recently named one of the “Top 15 Book Coaches to Watch in 2023” by LA Weekly.

She is the producer and co-creator of Stanky & Cece Adventures, which is currently being considered for an animation series based on the children’s books Stanky & Cece: Break the Rules (2022) and Stanky & Cece: Out of Control (2023). Kathy is the co-author and project lead of  Your Kaleidoscope Mind: Getting More Done by Letting Things Go and Ignite Your Leadership: Proven Tools to Energize Teams, Fuel Momentum, and Accelerate Results. Her novel, The Whispered Teachings of Grandmother Trout, is touted as the feminine version of A River Runs Through It. She is completing It’s All in the Cast: A Fly Fisher’s Guide to Presence, Power & Performance (2024). She has ghostwritten books and blogs on the topics of banking, personal growth and development, memoir, and leadership, including The Precipice of Life: Leadership and Personal Growth Insights from a Mountaineer’s Edge.

Throughout her career, she has worked with IDG Press (the former For Dummies publisher), Master’s Press, Wish Publishing, ARE Press, and others. Her work as a journalist has also appeared in Saltwater Fly Fishing, Indianapolis Woman, Indiana Business Magazine, E-magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, and many more. A university professor, she has taught writing in first-year writing programs, sophomore literature, theatre, and marketing for authors at National University, Southern New Hampshire University, the University of Texas-Pan American, Pikes Peak Community College, and Southwestern Community College.

Kathy’s pursuit of knowledge and professional development is a testament to her commitment to her craft. She has studied transformational methodologies with renowned figures such as Jack Canfield, founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul and author of The Success Principles, Dr. Deb Sandella of The RIM® Institute, Laurie Seymour of The Baca Institute, and Renee Moorefield of Wisdom Works. Her certifications include being a Certified Canfield Trainer in The Success Principles and Canfield Methodologies, a Certified Be Well Lead Well Pulse® Guide, and a Master RIM® facilitator. Kathy relies on the science of success tools to help her clients overcome obstacles and mindset limitations. She holds a master’s degree in English with a concentration on literature and cultural studies, further enhancing her understanding of the written word.

Kathy enjoys yoga, indoor hot cycling, daily walks in her neighborhood, hiking, fly fishing, and adventures with her partner and family. She lives in LA but can also be found in San Diego, Colorado, Mexico, Costa Rica–or wherever her travels take her.

Her websites are: awritablelife.com and kathysparrow.com 

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