Calling all aspiring writers

Author Coaching Writing Retreat at  Domaine de Mournac

2 – 9 September 2022

  • Write your bestseller by diving deep into your book
  • Transform from aspiring writer to international bestselling published author

Literary agent, book manuscript editor, author coach and international speaker, Wendy Yorke is leading her 2021 Author Coaching Writers Retreat this September, here at Domaine de Mournac.

Wendy holds her popular retreats in the stunning foothills of the Pyrenees, famous for its warm, sunny and clear weather; its fresh produce and rich wine, and its historic Cathar castles. Here, you can connect with the scared landscape to access your stillness and peace, or you can enjoy movement and exercise in nature, to deeply connect with your inner clarity and author voice.

Take a break from the distractions of the world, in a luxury setting with all your needs catered for, to align your senses and access your vision, allowing your creative flow to emerge. You may give birth to your own bestseller, a speciality of Wendy’s author coaching programmes. She has author coached, edited and/or helped to publish 12 Amazon bestselling books since 2017, helping her clients to transform from aspiring writer to published authors, with many debut authors winning writing awards along the way.

At the retreat, Wendy will support and guide you through the three key steps of the conscious creative content writing, editing and publishing process. Designed for fiction and nonfiction writers, this unique five-day author coaching programme will focus your attention on your transformational writing journey. You will identify and work on the specific: What; Why; Who; and How, of your book,
with plenty of time for individual content writing time, as well.

The retreat will include daily, guided nature meditations, to access, identify and embrace your unique clarity and inner vision, whether
you want to write a book; a film script; a new online programme; or face another of life’s challenges.

Daily workshop topics will include a range of the following, with one-to-one author coaching available if required:

  1.  Discover your unique author voice with credibility
  2. Identify your key messages and reader engagement
  3. Develop your narrative arc, book structure and personal style
  4. Explore your Call to Action for your readers
  5. Embed your personal book ritual and daily habits
  6. Map your timelines, milestones and Book Completion Action Plan
  7. Receive the latest writing tips for today’s market
  8. Gain self-editing tips and understand the editing process
  9. Clarify your Beta Reader process and comparable works
  10. Assess your commercial viability and best routes to market; plus, publishing option
  11. Start to establish your important online book tribe, author profile and platforms

Evening activities will include a selection of guest dinner speakers, and a wine-tasting, where you will be able to purchase wines grown on the state. The retreat is fully catered, by local chef, Suzy Fox of Cuisine de Lamoure, providing locally-sourced and seasonal menus. Food allergies and intolerances can be addressed.

Local wines and soft drinks are included with the evening meal. Your choice of luxury accommodation or glamping tents, with a range of indoor and outdoor quiet writing spaces; beautiful swimming pool; landscaped gardens; local vineyard and historic village within walking distance.

On the final day, either enjoy private writing time, relax beside the pool or in the shade of an ancient fig tree, or explore the magical forest, allowing inner settlement and personal development of your retreat achievements. Or, a day’s guided excursion can be arranged to one of the many local attractions, at cost. Optional, Yoga for Writers classes can also be provided and airport transfers at participant’s cost.

Wendy and her team will help you to access your inner energy and open your heart to write with passion and purpose, and with connection and confidence. Holding your space and sharing your vision is very much part of Wendy’s intention. She will help you to give birth to your book and share your message with impact. She will guide you to create and craft your book to make a positive contribution in the world, helping other people to change and improve their lives, through the power of your written word.

To secure your place now, discuss pricing options, or for more information, visit Wendy’s website at or email

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