Restore and Re-story!

Wake up to living with creativity, wisdom, and renewed intuition. Gift yourself with one of our Workshops, Retreats, or Classes! 


this is how we leave…

Explore the poignancy, warmth and wonder of award-winning memoirist Joanne Nelson’s full length memoir, this is how we leave.


Meet Joanne Nelson

Joanne Nelson’s Wake Up! Mindful Writing programs and Just This Day Meditation offerings allow participants to engage and awaken their creative and intuitive best selves while learning to restore and re-story.


Updates For 2024

New Opportunities

Coaching Available

Explore or rediscover your love of writing with Wake Up the Writer Within! Whether you’re just beginning to dream about a writing project or are considering submitting your work for publication individual coaching can help you:

Save the Dates!

Check out the Events section for programming! See the Retreats section for programs at The Christine Center and Shake Rag Alley.