We teach writing as a practice in awareness and healing. Provided are powerful exercises to release old patterns and fears; inspiration for maintaining a regular writing practice and completing projects; and encouragement to deepen your understanding of yourself and the world. Constructive, individualized feedback is given whether working one-on-one or in groups. Guidance for writing and self-publishing books is also available. To learn about writing as a daily practice, listen to this interview with Steve. To schedule a private or small-group training or consultation, email us.
"Steve Price propels your writing forward with a keen eye and understated wit. He’s a Zen master in his approach and as a result of his coaching I learned to cut through the extraneous B.S. in order to get to the heart of the work. He holds the container for the writer to be brave, open and vulnerable in their writing. Steve is wise, funny and sees the potential in each and every one of his students." —Paulette Bodeman, author of The BreakAway Girl: Secrets of a Tantric Yogi
"As a tiny, illiterate child, all I remember wanting to do was to get started. A specific memory plays out in my head from when I asked my mother if we could watch a movie: 'I don't think so, cutie,' she started, 'Lily has homework to do and you should be getting to bed here soon.' 'Why don't I have any homework?' I asked. 'You can't read!' In hindsight, I really didn't know what I was asking for. I do, however, understand how I might have felt left out. Not being able to read or write can really make you feel like you're out of the loop. When the time came that I could finally start learning how to read, I remember thoroughly enjoying every second of the process: sitting on the colorful bean bags, holding up a book with my fellow 6 year old, and sounding out each word, syllable by syllable. I don't recall announcing to either of my parents that I had learned how to read, as my mother gasped when I read aloud "order here" at the sonic drive thru. Growing up, I went through phases of reading. If I felt particularly upset by something, I would read nonstop to distract me. In fact, I would go through about 6 or 7 books per week. Or, I would go a whole year without reading anything at all. Writing, on the other hand, was a different story. My father is a writer, and when I was kid, I felt especially inspired by him. Whenever I had to make the walk of shame to and fro the kitchen, holding a bag of oreos or chips or whatever garbage I could get my hands on, there he was, typing on his PC throughout the day. 'I want to write!' I told him. He hooked me up with his little laptop and I started typing myself. I don't remember if I typed out anything of substance or if I just pressed random strings of letters on the keyboard to feel more sophisticated, but at least I was doing something. When I was 9 or 10, my dad emailed me a sentence. It was the start of a story. I emailed him back another sentence. We kept going for a few years until I felt like I had enough. I forgot about it and moved on with my life. When I turned 16, I opened up a present from my dad. It was the book I forgot I wrote. Taking English classes in high school was a bummer for me. The way I was taught how to write was formulaic and dull. I could never really express what I wanted to with the restrictive format I was given. I got the A's that I needed on essays but I was ultimately devoid of any of creativity, humor, or interesting thoughts I once had as a child. I don't know how to write anymore." —Olive Price, author of Rocky