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Ever dreamed of writing a book but feel like there's never enough time? Dive into a weekend where AI efficiency meets human creativity and book doula support. Transform your dream into pages. Join our #WeekendWritingRetreat. Give birth to your book in a weekend. Well, at least the outline and first rough draft, for sure.

Discover the Magic of Combining Traditional Writing with AI: The Ultimate Weekend Writing Retreat

In today's digital age, why not harness the efficiency of AI to accelerate your book-writing journey? Welcome to the Live Life Happy Weekend Writing Retreat, where cutting-edge AI technology meets human creativity! Merging the magic of human imagination with AI's efficiency—our upcoming retreat is where your book comes to life. 🚀🖋 #BookDreamsRealized


The Book Doula’s Fast-Track Writing Weekend


Together, we’ll harness the powerful synergy of AI-enhanced tools to fast-track your book-writing journey. In our structured retreat, you'll learn to harness the efficiency of AI, making daunting tasks effortless and complex brainstorming a breeze. But remember: AI is a tool, not a crutch. Your voice, your knowledge, and your message remain uniquely yours.


Under the compassionate guidance of me, the Book Doula, you will immerse yourself in a writing process that not only preserves but amplifies your authentic voice. The magic of your wisdom is further heightened; with AI’s efficiency, you’ll see your book unfolding before your eyes. No more grappling

The Weekend Writing Retreat

Weekend Writing Retreat

🚀 Accelerate Your Authorship Journey 🚀


I help expectant authors painlessly give birth to their books! I do this through concrete, systematic and doable steps. I'll save you time, energy and effort as I support and guide you through a fun yet effective book creation system. 

As a best-selling author and founder of Live Life Happy Publishing, I will lovingly and professionally work with you throughout the weekend while we walk through the steps of brain-dumbing, organizing, and creating. We systematically bring your book to life.

Why This Retreat is Different:


AI-Driven Efficiency: Embrace the new-age tools designed to boost productivity without compromising creativity. Unlock unmatched efficiency using AI tools. Imagine the hours saved and how streamlined your thoughts can be. But remember, AI is your sidekick here, not the hero of your story. You’ll discover how to use AI as a tool, not a crutch.


Authenticity Preserved: My Doula-Guided approach ensures that you dig deep into your message so that every page pulsates with genuine wisdom and insight. While AI is a tool for efficiency, your voice remains undeniably yours. My guidance ensures your authentic touch and message shine through every page.


Crafting Bestsellers: With my proven Book Doula system, I offer you a Masterclass in Structure. You're not just writing - you're crafting a potential bestseller. By the weekend's end, you'll be well on your way to birthing a potential masterpiece.


Avoid Plagiarism and Copyright Pitfalls: Dive deep into the waters of content creation with no fear. We'll guide you on how to steer clear of potential content pitfalls. You’ll walk away with a manuscript that you can not only be proud of, but you can be confident bringing it to the world.

Are you a coach, positive psychology practitioner, speaker, or anyone with a message that’s been longing to leap off the shelves of your mind? Have you felt the push to write but are pressed for time? We've tailor-made this retreat for you. Add credibility, turbocharge your career, and let your knowledge make an impact.


From Dream to Draft: This retreat isn't just about writing; it's about transforming. In one weekend, watch your book dream evolve into pages. 📚🔥 #AcceleratedAuthorship

Who Is This For?

The Ultimate Weekend Writing Retreat

Unleash Your Author Within with the Power of

AI and the Book Doula

Sophia L., Life Coach:

"Attending the Weekend Writing Retreat was one of the best decisions I've made for my career. I was skeptical about how AI could aid my writing process, but under Andrea's expert guidance, I learned to use it as a powerful tool to streamline my thoughts without losing my voice. The sense of community and Andrea's 'Book Doula' touch provided the perfect nurturing environment. I've left the retreat not just with pages filled with words, but with a clearer vision of my book's journey ahead. Highly recommended!"


Michael J., Speaker & Entrepreneur:

"I always believed I had a book in me but struggled to find the time and motivation to bring it to life. The Weekend Writing Retreat was a game-changer. Merging technology with the timeless art of storytelling, this retreat gave me the tools, structure, and most importantly, the confidence to take the plunge into the world of authorship. Andrea's expertise as the 'Book Doula' is unmatched, and the supportive community vibe made the entire experience unforgettable. I'm already looking forward to the next one!"


Nina K., Positive Psychology Practitioner:

"The synergy of AI tools and Andrea's 'Book Doula' approach at the Weekend Writing Retreat was nothing short of magical. It's a unique blend of modern tech efficiency with heartfelt, genuine writing guidance. I was amazed at how much I could achieve in a single weekend, and the retreat has given me a solid foundation to complete my book. If you've ever felt the urge to write, this retreat is the push you need. An enriching experience I'd gladly relive!"


The Weekend Writing Retreat:

Your Weekend Snapshot:

  • A vibrant online community where your creativity is ignited.

  • Structured, distraction-free writing sessions where your book takes shape.

  • Personal coaching from Andrea Seydel - The Book Doula, with over 20 years of unparalleled experience.

  • Co-working energy sessions that drive productivity and collaboration.

  • Valuable bonuses that elevate your author journey, including discounted rates on one-on-one coaching or publishing services.

  • Continued support from the passionate Live Life Happy Publishing Community. 

Join Us for the Future of Writing at the #WeekendWritingRetreat:

Upcoming Dates:

November 18-19, 2023.

February 10-11, 2024.

May 4-5. 2024.


From initial guidance to final touches, make this weekend count.

Register now for just $499 and watch your book come to life. 

Andrea Seydel The Book Doula


Andrea Seydel – The Book Doula: Your Guide to an Empowered Writing Weekend

Introducing Andrea, not just any writer but a seven-time best-selling author who's transformed the landscape of authorship through her unique approach. With over two decades in the realm of words, Andrea is not just guiding you through a weekend – she's ushering you into a new chapter of your journey.


Founder of the esteemed Live Life Happy Publishing, she’s also the brains and heart behind the transformative Weekend Writing Retreat. Known lovingly as The Book Doula, she's help birth countless book dreams into reality, guiding coaches, psychology professionals, and trailblazing entrepreneurs from the spark of an idea to the glow of a finished manuscript.


Andrea believes in the transformative power of books, recognizing everyone's unique gift—whether it's wisdom, experience, or knowledge. Whether illuminating the path for authors or providing unwavering support, Andrea navigates individuals through the labyrinth of doubt, perfectionism and time constraints. Her fun guidance and expertise create momentum, propelling them towards their dreams and a fulfilling life.


Andrea epitomizes the spirit and dedication of a true book doula. With an unmatched fusion of passion and expertise, she stands ready to guide you on this transformative journey. Dive into a weekend with Andrea, where it’s not only about fun and excitement but also about turning dreams into tangible chapters. You'll be captivated by her infectious energy and enthusiasm. They didn’t dub her "The Book Doula" on a whim – her unique ability to nurture your ideas and facilitate their journey onto paper is unparalleled. Ready to give birth to your book? Let Andrea be your guiding hand. Dive in and co-create magic together!

Books change lives. Whose life will your book touch?

Let’s co-create your masterpiece. Here’s to authentic and efficient authorship!

Ready to transition from dreamer to author? 📖✍️



🔍 What tools or software will I need for this retreat?

We recommend having a reliable computer or laptop, a stable internet connection, and a distraction-free space for writing. Specific AI tools and software we'll be using will be provided or suggested closer to the retreat date.


🔍 How will AI be integrated into the writing process?

AI will serve as a tool to streamline the brainstorming process, organize thoughts, suggest content enhancements, and boost overall writing efficiency. Think of it as a turbocharged brainstorming buddy! We'll guide you step-by-step on how to use AI effectively without sacrificing your unique voice and style.


🔍 I'm a complete beginner. Is this retreat suitable for me?

Absolutely! This retreat is designed to accommodate both seasoned writers and those just starting out. With Andrea's 'Book Doula' expertise and the structured guidance, you'll find yourself comfortably navigating through the book-writing process.


🔍 Do I need to have a book idea before joining the retreat?

While having a rough idea or topic in mind can be beneficial, it's not mandatory. The retreat will include brainstorming sessions to help you pinpoint and refine your book's theme and content.


🔍 How much writing can I realistically expect to accomplish in one weekend?

Our goal is to help you birth the outline and a substantial portion of your first draft. The exact length will vary from person to person. However, with AI-enhanced tools and a structured approach, you'll be amazed at how much you can achieve!


🔍 Will there be one-on-one coaching sessions with Andrea?

The retreat includes group sessions, co-working energy sessions, and personal coaching moments with Andrea. While it's not a full one-on-one coaching session, Andrea's invaluable insights and guidance will be woven throughout the retreat.


🔍 What if I have questions after the retreat ends?

All participants will have access to the passionate Live Life Happy Publishing Community, where continued support, advice, and networking opportunities await. Plus, retreat participants receive discounted rates on one-on-one coaching or publishing services with Andrea.


🔍 How do I avoid copyright issues or plagiarism when using AI tools?

This is an essential part of our retreat. We'll guide you on how to harness AI's power without crossing ethical boundaries. Ensuring your content is original and genuine is a priority, and we'll provide strategies to make sure you're on the right track.

Structure of The Weekend Writing Retreat

Weekend Writing Retreat with Andrea Seydel: Birthing Your Book

SATURDAY: Building the Foundation


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Warm Welcome & Icebreaker


  • Grounding meditation to center ourselves.

  • Meet your fellow book parents-to-be!

  • Set your intentions for a transformative day and declare your dreams.


9:30 AM - 10:45 AM: Guided Writing Session #1

First Trimester: Book Fertility - Choose


  • Determine the topic and picture your target reader.

  • Understand their struggles and challenges.

  • Define the unique solution your book offers.

  • Got a burning idea? Let's crystallize it!


10:45 AM - 11:00 AM: Break


Time to stretch, hydrate, and reset.


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Guided Writing Session #2

First Trimester: Book Fertility - Define


  • Clarify your book's goals, mission, and overarching message.

  • Identify the threads that will unify your narrative.

  • Dive deep into your book's essence.


12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch Break


Savor a meal that nourishes both body and creativity.


1:00 PM - 2:15 PM: Guided Writing Session #3

Second Trimester: Book Conception - Dump


  • Pour out all your content ideas.

  • List stories, share knowledge, note inspirations.

  • See your book begin to take form.


2:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Break


A moment to relax, perhaps take a stroll, and gear up for what's next.


2:30 PM - 3:45 PM: Guided Writing Session #4

Second Trimester: Book Conception - Organize


  • Group and sort your ideas.

  • Seek out emerging themes and potential chapters.

  • Engage in the joy of arranging your thoughts.


3:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Recap & Group Sharing


Revel in today's accomplishments and pool feedback.


SUNDAY: Refining & Structuring


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Morning Reflection & Goal Setting


Muse over the journey you've embarked upon.

Set an invigorating tone for the day.


9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Guided Writing Session #5

Third Trimester: Book Development - Plan


  • Lay out your table of contents.

  • Pinpoint goals for each chapter.

  • Conjuring titles that resonate.


10:30 AM - 10:45 AM: Break


Refresh and reset for the final stretch.


10:45 AM - 11:45 AM: Guided Writing Session #6

Third Trimester: Book Development - Build


  • Carve out chapter recipes.

  • Begin the delightful process of crafting chapter content.


11:45 AM - 12:00 PM: Wrap-Up & Next Steps


  • Cherish the birth of your book vision.

  • Reflect on the weekend's magic and look to the horizon.


📖✍️ Embark on a transformative weekend with Andrea Seydel, The Book Doula, and watch your book idea evolve into a tangible reality! 🚀🖋


(Note: This schedule is our guide. We might tango to the group's rhythm, making adjustments as we go.)

Andrea Seydel Books

Your Voice, Amplified: Through my proven Book Doula system combined with AI's brilliance, this retreat acts as the catalyst for your writing journey. Step in and let your voice shine out. ✍️❤️ #WeekendWritingRetreat

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