Ginny East Shaddock

Author - Writing Teacher

Writing Mentor/

Book Consultation

Available as an inspirational speaker. Ginny can be scheduled for author readings, lectures on writing, sustainable living, women's life issues, and/or the trials and tribulations of embracing an authentic life and forging one's personal path despite challenges.

Work with Ginny for ongoing support and feedback to help define your voice, build skills, and/or to develop your book in progress.

WRITING teacher


Whether you're keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it's the same thing.

What's important is you're having a relationship with your mind.
Natalie Goldberg

Ginny teaches a variety of writing classes at Heartwood Retreat Center, including memoir writing, creative journaling, and fiction. She also teaches occasional workshop and programs at other organizations and on-line. For a list of currently scheduled classes please visit: