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Heart. Soul. Pen.®

10-week writing course

The signature Heart. Soul. Pen. writing course for women is a 10-week program in which participants dig into their creativity, break through self-criticism, and discover their unique voice on the page. Heart. Soul. Pen. celebrates the power of women’s voices, the value of their stories, and the inspiration that comes from being in community. The course is offered three times a year live on Zoom. All levels, from new writers to experienced writers, are welcome.

Heart. Soul. Pen. Coaching

private, one-to-one support

Transform your writing project through live one-to-one support, individualized feedback, and exercises designed to build confidence and move your writing project forward. With one-to-one coaching, students have started and completed memoirs and books; garnered literary representation; secured book deals; published articles and essays; launched writing platforms, and so much more.

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Meet our Founder, Robin Finn

award-winning writer, teacher, coach

Robin Finn, MPH, MA, is passionate about sharing women’s stories. She is an award-winning writer, teacher, and coach, and the founder and creator of Heart. Soul. Pen.,® a Los Angeles-based course blending writing and radical self-expression for women, and Hot Writing™ where midlife and menopause inspire the desire to say what you mean without apology. Robin helps women dig into their truth, find their voice on the page, radically express themselves, and transform their creative spark into a fiery conflagration. She harnesses her years in public health, education & training, and spiritual psychology in everything she does.

Robin’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Mamalode, Brain Child, The Huffington Post, ADDitude Magazine, and many more. She is on the faculty of UCLA Extension Writer’s Program where she launched and teaches the Women’s Writing Workshop and at the Scarsdale Adult School.

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Robin’s personal essays have been published in the New York Times, LA Times, and Washington Post, among others. Read her essays >

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