Weekend Retreat in Palm Springs!

This past weekend I had the honor and privilege of teaching these amazing women! We began on Saturday morning and wrote together, had a delicious lunch and finished around 4 pm.  We started again on Sunday from 10-12.  This month is the 5 year anniversary since the Feral Cats graduated from my writing program.  The program they finished I have since retired but they tried out my latest series which I call the Women’s Legacy Series.


feral retreatI can barely believe that 5 years have passed since we had such an extensive writing time together!


If you are interested in booking a weekend or a one day workshop with me at my Palm Springs office contact me at

One day retreats (up to 5 total) = $100.00 per writer (includes continental breakfast, lunch at a downtown Palm Springs restaurant and a fabulous day of writing and learning.  Arrive at 9:30 am and end at 4 pm.)


feral and me retreatHere is the feedback from the retreat:

Sandra:” I loved our being together!  The weekend reinforced our cohesiveness, it felt easy to share and there was no judgment.  The content was what I needed, it helped me with the prompts to be more able to “paint the picture” of the story.”

Lorie: “It was a most enjoyable weekend.  What a delight it was spending this quality time together.  Your methods of instruction have always instilled motivation to continue writing and the professionalism in which you lead your classes is first class.  Thank you for always being an inspiration to us.”

Joan: “The weekend provided a consistent opportunity to explore new vistas of thoughts and explorations deep inside that I don’t believe I would have included in my memoir.  The back to back sessions exploded so many areas of thoughts important in my life.  You forced me to go into areas deep in my mind and my life…thank you Tammy!”

Pat: “Tammy is like Lady Gaga in which she creates ‘little monsters’ who love and adore her, why?  Because somehow magically she pulls the best part of ourselves out for all to see.  Whether or not our readers or listeners relate to what  they hear – what matters most is that feeling of completion, of validation that we lived and breathed and mattered.”

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"Because of Tammy I have found confidence in my writing and feel blessed to be honored in such a way. I have found my voice. I have found freedom! I recommend anyone for whatever reason to expand their life and sign up for her writing workshops or classes. You'll be amazed at how good you are and how everyone has a story worth telling. Sign up and set your voice free!"
Wendy Price, Palm Desert, CA

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Tammy L. Coia is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead workshops in the AWA method as described in Writing Alone & With Others by Pat Schneider, Oxford University Press.

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