Our Courses & Classroom

Seeding a RevolutionThe School of the Free Mind classroom:

  • centers people of color, queer, and indigenous voices and experiences,
  • offers a holistic approach to creating children's books,
  • includes the six courses below,
  • allows for an independent study focus to accommodate your life, and
  • provides additional support materials to help you navigate and use the materials to effect relevant change in your life and your community through the book making process and beyond.

Classroom Access includes:
over 200 hours of VIDEO content over 200 hours of VIDEO content
interviews, demos, webinar recordings, book reviews, art projects. (view samples)
6+ hours of AUDIO 6+ hours of AUDIO
readings, discussions, meditations. (view samples)
over 400 pages of PDF Handouts, Worksheets, and Templates over 400 pages of PDF Handouts, Worksheets, and Templates
e-books, excerpts, stories, checklists, essays, projects, spreadsheets, samples. (view samples)
300+ pages of Online Content 300+ pages of Online Content
as well as links for further reading and support. (view samples)
Optional Email Reminders Optional Email Reminders
most courses offer the option of setting up email reminders to help you stay on track. (view samples)
Get full access for the year to all six courses and extras.

(or keep reading to learn more about each of our courses and what they have to offer.)

*and since 2017 been a rough one, we've reduced the fee as we end this year.
Get some extra support, start on that children's book or just make some healing art!

Student Access through Dec 31 2017-REDUCED* $120 $60.00 (USD)

Why a Registration Fee?

Our Courses focus on three areas as part of our holistic approach:

Skills & ActionSkills & Action, Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention, and Radical Self LoveRadical Self-Love
Read more about the three areas and approach.

Read more about the included courses:

The Heart of It: Creating Children's Books that Matter

The Heart of It:
Creating Children's Books that Matter!

fostering a publishing revolution from within

An immersive course for those who want to create powerful books for kids while simultaneously coming more fully into your own power as storyteller and artist.

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6 week/session format
Focusing on

Skills & ActionSkills & Action
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Make Books Now! 2016 Action Program with Maya Gonzalez

Make Books Now!
Indie Publisher Training & Action Program

a foundational support structure to produce and publish your children's picture book.

You may be starting your own press. You may be publishing a book to showcase your work as a step toward traditional publishing. Or perhaps this is an experimental run for you or part of a traditional submission process. All excellent reasons to take action!

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10 month/session format
Focusing on

Skills & ActionSkills & Action

Believing is Seeing: Daily Journal of Transformation

Believing is Seeing:
Daily Journal of Transformation

Real change starts with your beliefs

a 31 day invigorating (and easily repeatable) structure that challenges you to commit to your own personal peace practice, remove blocks and take action to create the life you want.

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31 day format
Focusing on

Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

BellyLove: birthing a revolution through honoring the belly

BellyLove:
birthing a revolution through honoring the belly

What powerful revolution lies at your core?

BellyLove is a radical and affirmative action in today’s world. It just might be that loving your belly could change the world!

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7 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Frida Mirror: through Frida's powerful reflection come find yourself

Frida Mirror:
through Frida's powerful reflection come find yourself

Deepen your practice of self-discovery & creativity

Throughout this course, Frida becomes the perfect reflection for you to see your self as deeply as she saw herself.

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7 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Body Beauty Full: be you. be full. be beautifull.

Body Beauty Full:
be you. be full. be beautifull.

Uncover what it means to live the creative life.

When we attend to the body as a creative expression, it affects everything. The stronger we are in the body, no matter what body we have, the stronger we are in everything.

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8 week/session format
Focusing on

Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention

Additional Support & Resources

Additional Support Materials:
to assist on the journey.

Besides the six main courses, there's also several other resources and support materials.

Webinar recordings about children's books and personal peace, support forum, anthology submission opportunities, mini-courses and other extras.

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Focusing on

Skills & ActionSkills & Action
Beliefs & IntentionBeliefs & Intention
Radical Self LoveRadical Self Love
Get full access for the year to all six courses and extras.
Join Anytime!
Student Access through Dec 31 2017-REDUCED $120 $60.00 (USD)