Have you struggled to find a writing community? Never fear because this is what Kathi is discussing with her friend and fellow author, Susy Flory. Together, they tackle this uncomfortable topic and share their best tips for how to find and maintain a healthy writing group.

Listen in and learn:

  • Why writers sometimes resist community.
  • How to find your writing community.
  • What you can gain from a healthy community.

This year’s “West Coast Christian Writers Conferencewill take place on October 19th and 20th at Bridgeway Christian Church in Roseville, California. The keynote speaker is Bret Lott, a bestselling author, teacher, and writing professor. There will be 40 workshops, appointments, and tons of opportunities to hang out with other writers. 

Kathi will also be there, teaching a workshop on How to Make Money and an Impact at the Same Time.

For those who don’t live there or can’t fly, you can attend online. All workshops are pre-recorded to ensure the best quality. The general sessions and keynote speakers will be livestreamed.

Because you’re a special podcast listener, you can get $100 off by using the code REDHOUSE when registering. Click here to register right now and save your digital spot!

*This is an updated version of episode 367. We had some technical difficulties with that episode, so we wanted to correct it so you can get the full benefit of Kathi and Susy’s conversation.*

Sign up here to be notified when new episodes are released.

Inside Scoop: Sign up for the Writing Tips Newsletter at Writing at the Red House to get Kathi’s 7 Day Platform Plan for free.

To share your thoughts

Leave a note in the comment section below.

Share this show on TwitterFacebook, or Pinterest.

To help out the show

Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one.

Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or subscribe to our list now and never miss an episode or blog.

Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Writing at the Red House Creator and CEO

Kathi Lipp is the host of the Clutter Free Academy podcast, the Writing at the Red House podcast, and the bestselling author of The Husband Project, Clutter Free, Ready for Anything, and An Abundant Place. She and her husband, Roger, live in the mountains of northern California, where they run the Red House Writing Retreats.

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence, and be the person God made them to be inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. Her newest adventure is The Red House, where she offers writer’s retreats and Writers in Residence events. Learn more about the Red House at https:writingattheredhouse.com

Susy Flory

Susy Flory

Bestselling Author

Susy Flory is the New York Times bestselling author or co-author of sixteen books. A graduate of UCLA, she has a background in journalism, education, and communications. She loves reading and writing stories about unforgettable people who are living lives of adventure, courage, hope, redemption, and transformation.

A breast cancer survivor of four gnarly surgeries, Susy celebrates life by chasing great stories in places like Cuba, Haiti, Turkey, Israel, and her own backyard. She’s written with celebrities, heroes of the faith, athletes, explorers, and the girl (and boy) next door. She owns a feisty ex-racehorse named Stetson, and loves hiking in the High Sierras, and skiing black diamond runs whenever she can.

Writing Tip Newsletter

Join us for encouragement as you write and get Kathi's free 7 Day Platform Plan!

Success! Please check email to confirm.