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Getting UnStuck (Learn More)

  • Saturday, March 02, 2024
  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • The Mizell Center, 480 S Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262


  • Premium Membership includes free entry to all General Speaker Meetings, Insider Workshops and Writing Labs for the year. You must be logged in to select this option.
  • Standard or Student members who register on or before the date of the preceding month’s Insider Workshop will receive an early registration discount of $25 off the regular $80 fee. You must be logged in to select this option.
  • Standard and Student members are provided a la carte access to Insider Workshops at the Member rate of $80. You must be logged in to select this option.
  • Non-Members pay $155 for each Insider Workshop. Please note that if you choose to join the Guild before registering for this event you will pay a $75 Membership fee, and then the Member rate of $80 for the event—the same $155 total, but you’ll then gain all the benefits of membership in the Guild (including the Membership rate of $80 at any future Workshop).

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Announcing our next In-Person Workshop

Getting UnStuck
Andy Cohen

About Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen is a published author of two books; including a New York Times Recommended read. His expertise is in creativity and decision-making. Andy's lectured at TEDx New York Times, Google Talks, and the World Innovation Conference. He is also an Executive Educator working with the country's top Universities including Duke, New York University, UC Berkeley, and Cornell. Prior to his career as a worldwide lecturer/speaker, he founded an advertising agency that generated multiple creative accolades including the London Film Festival, Clios and Effies.

Description of talk:

Writers often get in their own way because of the unconscious biases driving their decisions. What are these dangerous biases and assumptions? How do you recognize them if they are subconscious? How can you manage them to enhance your overall writing experience? This workshop empowers you to identify and explore these roadblocks to unleash your creativity and success. And most importantly; get UnStuck.

This interactive workshop explores your unconscious biases that affect key components:

  • Starting
  • Editing
  • Developing a character
  • Creating a plot
  • Finishing
  • Submitting a proposal
  • Managing Social Media


To receive a full refund minus a $25 cancellation processing fee, attendees must cancel their registration 5 days before the event. No refunds will be given after that time. To cancel your registration, go to and click on the blue icon at the top right of any page. Enter user name and password and click "LOG IN". On the next screen click "My event registrations". Select event and cancel registration. 

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Meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. 

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Event Contact: Eduardo Santiago