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 Inspiration. Expression. Connection. 


global writers community

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Where there is both community and creativity, anything is possible. 

- Chela Reyna, Founder



Chela Reyna is an international writing instructor, screenwriter, ghostwriter, and story consultant for leading universities, award-winning screenwriters and bestselling authors.  She's an ardent lover of coffeehouse culture, and a believer in the revolutionary power of creativity. Chela guides both young and established writers from the birth of an idea through pitch or publication. She is dedicated to igniting joy, passion & personal inspiration through creativity.

History is steeped in ideas sparked over cups of coffee.

From the Ottoman Empire to England, the United States to France, coffeehouses have always led to a meeting of the minds that inspire new waves of thought.

There's a revolutionary power in the commonplace café.


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Writing Retreat

September 2023

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Upcoming  Events

  • Oscars Party Creative Lab
    Sun, Mar 12
    Free Online Event
    Mar 12, 10:00 AM PDT – Mar 13, 11:00 AM PDT
    Free Online Event
    Learn from and celebrate Academy Award Winning writing, and unleash your own creativity with exercises inspired by this year's Oscar-nominated screenplays.
  • Mythic Creative Writing: Part I
    Sun, Mar 19
    Online Event
    Mar 19, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
    Online Event
    An inspirational exploration of Mythic Writing to ignite your creative mind, expand your imagination, and connect with the timeless power of mythology.
  • Mythic Creative Writing: Part II
    Sun, Mar 19
    Online Event
    Mar 19, 11:00 AM – Mar 20, 11:00 AM
    Online Event
    A deeper continuation of Mythic Writing for Members & serious writers. Get personalized feedback and create a powerful piece of writing.
  • Creative Flow Writing Hour
    Sun, Mar 26
    Free Online Event
    Mar 26, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Free Online Event
    Welcome to Writing Hour, where we begin with a quick and fun creative check-in, followed by focused writing time. Whether you're working on your own masterpiece or seeking inspiration from our prompt of the week, you'll feel energized by the collective creativity and support of our community.
  • Writers Room: Creative Consulting
    Sun, Mar 26
    Online Event
    Mar 26, 11:00 AM PDT – Mar 27, 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Event
    Join Chela & a small group of talented creatives for personal creative consulting to advance your personal projects and bring your ideas to life.
  • Writing an Oscar-Winner: Interview with Nick Vallelonga
    Time is TBD
    Free Online Event
    2-time Oscar-winner Nick Vallelonga shares the behind the scenes of award-winning writing.


 Writing Coaching & Creative Consulting 

Develop your ideas and advance your projects with one-on-one guidance from Chela Reyna, a story-consultant for award-winning screenwriters and bestselling authors.

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Open Mic -

Creator Submission 

Open to creatives around the world! We love hosting virtual open mics  for poets, songwriters, screenwriters, and other writers.  To share your work at the next Open Mic, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch with details.

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Community Members

Welcome to your global creative community.


Our core community is on Patreonwhere you receive members-only benefits to help you unlock your creative success:

  • One-on-One Coaching to advance your projects and enhance your craft

  • Twice-monthly Creative Labs and workshops

  • Twice-monthly Live Feedback Forum

  • Inspiring global connections 

  • & More!

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Creativity is
the universal language. 

We have members from the United States, New Guinea, Israel, Germany, Spain and more!  

Join us here.

 "I've benefited so much from my membership. It's a safe and supportive space to exchange ideas and learn new skills. It's the perfect combination of community connection and artistic expression.”

— Jill Brodd

Sacramento, California

“Chela has a gift for guiding people to their inner muse. I so value being part of her inspiring community.”

— Katherine T.

Honolulu, Hawaii

“This is EXACTLY what we need at this point in time! I have been lucky enough to share original work and am always inspired by the writing of other members. Chela's optimism, pro-active nature, generosity and talent are infectious and inspiring. I am proud to be a member.”

— Veronika Lukashevich

Berlin, Germany

“Chela's creativity, organization, and professionalism have kept me moving forward with my books and writing needs. Whether an informative article, a catchy caption, or a heartfelt chapter, Chela knows how to make magic with words.”

— Amberly Lago

Los Angeles, California


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