I’m Packing for Summer Camp. Wanna Join Me?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I didn’t go to camp as a kid. When I became a mother, summer camp was suddenly a big deal once my kids were pre-teens. When he was ten, my son Willie went to camp for a week and stayed two months. When I asked him why he decided to stay, he said “Because of […]

Master Your Memoir Summer Writing Intensive

Master Your Memoir Summer Writing Intensive

Posted by on Jan 24, 2017 in Retreats | No Comments

Do you have a book you’ve been thinking about starting or a manuscript you want to polish? Join published authors Jo Carnegie and Betsy Blankenbaker for a Writing Intensive this summer in France.

Always Stay True to Yourself

Always Stay True to Yourself

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

My friend, Qoya creator, writer and luminary Rochelle Schieck turned 36 on June 11th. Recently I asked her, if she could go back in time what she would want to whisper to her 18 year old self?

Summer of Love

Summer of Love

Posted by on Jun 18, 2016 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

One of my favorite movie scenes is towards the end of Harold and Maude when Harold presents Maude with a ring. She admires the ring, looks at him lovingly and then throws the ring in a lake. “There,” Maude says. “Now I’ll always know where it is.”

Qoya Embodying the Sacred Workshop – London

Qoya Embodying the Sacred Workshop – London

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

You’ve read plenty of spiritual and self-help books. Maybe you’ve spent time in therapy. It all helps – but it still feels like there could be more. More love, more joy, more peace. Join Betsy Blankenbaker for a Qoya class and workshop created to invite you into your sacred body.

Qoya Writing Workhop – London

Qoya Writing Workhop – London

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Autobiography of an Orgasm

What is the story you yearn to read? The one that could help you make sense of your life. It’s probably the one you need to write.

My first book, Autobiography of an Orgasm, took two years to write, but that was because I spent twenty-one of those months writing a different book. The original book I was working on was about my life and spiritual path as I travelled between the US and Zimbabwe, and it included a very short passage about a sensual encounter with a man in Africa.