In my experience, it’s the daily routine of writing that brings forth the treasures hiding in our subconscious. Part of the journey of writing a book is stripping back the veil on what you want people to see versus the real story. The real story is where the golden nuggets lie!

This 30 day process helps you get to the heart of your story because you’re ONLY writing for yourself. Giving yourself permission to ‘just write’ with the power of guided reflection tools and techniques helps you look at your story with fresh perspective, too.

And once you learn to write “without your mask” and stop editing your words, you find your voice, find your flow, and fall in love with writing again for what it is: a beautiful, creative, therapeutic act of daily discovery.

Every book starts as a page…

If you’ve never written a book before, attempting a full manuscript without actually having an enjoyable daily writing routine in place is much like attempting to run a marathon when you can barely make it around the local park.

Perhaps people have been telling you your story is fascinating and should be a book, but the idea of sitting down to write it completely overwhelms you.

Or perhaps you don’t even want to write a book (just yet), you merely want to get this extraordinary experience you’ve lived through down onto the page, in a way that feels good. What so many people don’t realise is that writing about personal experiences is actually incredibly therapeutic: both physically and psychologically!

By developing a daily writing practise, you can experience the benefits of personal writing  (there’s so many!) AND improve your craft, too.

Journal to book helps you become a better storyteller AND develop precious self-awareness skills. Both are essential if you want to write a true story about your life experiences.

And if you don’t want to publish a book, you just want a daily routine that nourishes you?

Journaling in this mindful way is the perfect place to start!


Follow this process for 30 days and you will fall in love with the rhythm of writing again…There’s no way to get it ‘wrong’, because it’s just for you!


  • Thirty daily step-by-step lessons that teach you exactly how and what to write in your daily journal. Delivered to your inbox and also as a downloadable, beautifully-designed guide-book so you can take the course over as many times as you like (and many students do!)

  • Mindful Memoir Journaling Masterclass: learn the 3 steps to memoir journalling to experience all the benefits!

  • Develop your journal into a book: Video Class, 5-step Checklist & Secrets of Bestselling Memoirs guidebook.

  • Masterclass: The Hero’s Journey & Your Story
    Follow an author’s case study of using the empowering narrative framework to write a published memoir

  • Mood-boosting focus prompts for when you really only have 15 minutes or less to re-frame an experience (this is powerful for challenging times!)

  • Full (and immediate!) access to the 5-module program

  • Lifetime access to everything you download and a year’s access to the digital modules (including any upgrades I add in this time!)

I was hesitant at first, it was time I thought I should spend on my actual memoir, but after 30 days of memoir journalling, I found not only had I established a productive morning routine, I also had a journal of writing I want to include in my actual memoir. The memoir-specific prompts were as interesting as they were relevant. That was thirty days well spent!
Kate Morell


  • Waking up excited to get to your journal with your coffee because your daily practise is so profound and inspirational!

  • Having 10 – 15 000 handwritten words you could develop into your book-length memoir (not having to start from a blank screen!)

  • Having the skills and techniques to conquer writer’s block – in fact, after each writing session you’re bursting with new story threads and ideas 

  • Having developed your writing craft without worrying about anyone’s feedback

  • Knowing yourself (and your story) more profoundly, growing in empathy, understanding and appreciation of your internal story

  • Understanding the key elements & archetypes of story structure used in Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey and the work of Carl Jung

  • Actively scripting your future via creative visualisation techniques

  • Seeing yourself as a hero on an extraordinary journey, and that journey is your life!

  • Re-reading some of your work and feeling amazed and inspired by your own insights!


  • Full (and immediate!) access to the 5-module program

  • Mindful Memoir Masterclass where you learn the 3 steps to journal for memoir to experience all the benefits

  • Thirty daily step-by-step lessons that teach you exactly how and what to write in your daily journal. This comes in a downloadable, beautifully-designed booklet so you can take the course over as many times as you like (and many students do!)

  • Mood-boosting focus prompts for when you really only have 15 minutes or less to re-frame an experience (this is powerful for challenging times!)

  • Guidance on developing your journals into a book: A video class, 5-step Checklist & Secrets of Bestselling Memoirs

  • BONUS MODULE: The Hero’s Journey & Your Story
    Discover how an author uses the 12-stage framework to turn a personal story into a book with this masterclass & bonus material from my 90 Day Memoir™ program. 

  • Lifetime access to the digital program (including any updates) so you can take it again and again!


Research shows it takes 21 days to form a habit which is why I’ve given you daily guidance for the first 30 days of your practise so you NEVER sit down and wonder what to write. With the extra tools (workbooks, classes and trainings) and bonus guides, you can take the program and over and gain new insights (and write fresh material) every time you do it.

Remember, this isn’t a once-off program, you’re developing a daily practise with proven benefits for life!

As an absolute minimum, if you devote 15 minutes a day to writing, you will have thousands of words by the end of a month. But when you see the course material and learn the techniques, you won’t want to stop at 15 minutes!

When I first started the course I didn’t really know what I wanted to write… this course helped me realise that I was leaning towards a memoir all the time, I just didn’t know it.
The best thing about the course was that all the prompts were on topics that had been buzzing around in my head for years, if not decades, and it gave me the spur I needed  to put them down on paper. It gave me a much-needed foundation to build on.
I did every one of the prompts that you sent… I wrote around 22,500 words in the 30 days. This blew my mind!
Gill Estartit
Louisa Deasey is one of the best teachers around, an absolute master in the process, craft and publication of memoir. Writers would do well to stumble upon her courses at the beginning of their journey!
Alice Lundy
I’m learning so much in this memoir journalling course and enjoying it so much. It really has been life-changing for me. I’ve taken other online courses and this is the only one I’ve stuck with and really love. I look forward to getting up in the morning and doing my writing with coffee and cat. This is one of the best courses I’ve ever done!
Mary Mc Clary
I just had to say thank you for the journalling course, this is the second time I’ve done the course and it’s like doing a new course each time. The prompts have helped me reflect on what is happening in my life at this time. I was resistant to doing some of the exercises but once i sat down and started writing, I’m so glad that I did as i now have insight that I didn’t have previously. Thank you for the gift that is this course!
Megan Warren
BEFORE taking this course
  • You write occasionally but it takes you a long time to get ‘into the groove’ 

  • You want to write a book but don’t know if it’s memoir

  • You fear time spent writing in your journal would be better spent on ‘proper’ writing: ie. a book

  • You get stuck and frustrated with writer’s block

  • You may have had fiction or non-fiction published before but you don’t know where to begin with personal storytelling

AFTER this course
  • You write every single day (and miss it, when you don’t!)

  • You don’t need or want feedback because you love the process

  • You’re closer to what you want to write about in your memoir

  • You have 10 000 – 20 000 words (or more!) to pull from for your book

  • You feel excited & enriched by the fresh insights and observations you have on your personal experiences



You can complete the course lessons from the comfort of your couch or kitchen table, as long as you have an Internet connection! The entire program is completely digital so you can access it from anywhere through our private course portal. And you’ll never miss a beat: you can go at your own pace and do the lessons on your schedule.

Enrol now and in thirty days you could have

  • From 5000 to 20 000 words of your book on the page
  • A new understanding of your life and experiences that is truly transformational
  • A daily practise that helps you relieve stress, develop your creative writing skills, and feel more confident in your ability to meet your writing goals!
  • The building blocks for a book-length memoir and the understanding of key fundamentals when it comes to personal storytelling

I’ve taken the guesswork out so you literally sit down at your notebook, open up the guide and write. Six months from now you’ll wish you’d started today!

  • Module 1: Mindful Memoir Journalling Masterclass
    Learn 3 steps to follow for your journalling practise & the proven benefits to daily writing!

  • Module 2: Journalling for Memoir
    Enjoy 30 days of knowing exactly what you’ll need to write about every day to experience the maximum benefits. This is a downloadable French-themed booklet.

  • Module 3: Mood-boosting focus prompts
    Write with these cognitive behavioural tools to re-frame your experiences in just a few minutes!

  • Module 4: Using your journals for a book
    Learn the 3 steps to start turn your diaries into a book, go through my 5-step checklist, & discover the Secrets of Bestselling Memoirs to get an overview of the genre!

BONUS! The Hero’s Journey & your story

  • Author case study: A Letter From Paris & the Hero’s Journey
    Get exclusive access to my author case study masterclass where I take you through The Hero’s Journey stages & archetypes & how these helped me shape A Letter From Paris.

  • Hero’s Journey Guide
    Download your guide to the 12 stages of the Hero’s Journey for insights into patterns in your personal story as you watch the Author masterclass. You can also use this guide to further your daily memoir journalling reflections.

  • Bonus Journalling Booklet
    Keep the magic alive in your journalling practise by mixing it up with this bonus booklet which guides you through a month of daily writing with fresh material which pulls from cognitive behavioural psychology, Hero’s Journey, archetypes and more!

I absolutely LOVED the course. It was definitely one of the best things I have done in terms of my writing. Journalling (with your course) helped me see myself as someone else would see me…The course was perfect in its content and the prompts are amazing. I would highly recommend this course to anyone struggling to get creative on a daily basis…
Liz Roe
The course gave me a big shift back to being a ‘writer’, and getting back to the fundamentals. I averaged 5-6 pages every day… (but) one daily prompt brought 16 pages out of me.
Liz Hall-Downs



  • You find yourself wishing you had a writing routine that gave you more confidence in the craft

  • You’d love to turn your experiences into a book some day

  • You want perspective and objectivity on your internal narrative

  • You just want someone to tell you what to write, and when, and how, so you can have a daily routine


  • You want someone to read your personal writing

  • You want to write fiction

  • You’re afraid to reflect or really look into your life and experiences

  • You’re physically unable to write with paper and pen (it’s a digital course but I guide you to journal the old-fashioned way: in a paper diary!)

Loved the journalling course. Am now in a daily habit. When I started the program, I was journalling every so often. Now, if I don’t journal every day, I miss it. It’s like runners’ high. I crave the rush of ideas and the words that come out when I show up. One of the best things about the program was thinking about structure and writing in a way that truth flows out, which is always compelling. Thanks again for pouring something special into this program. I’ve tried online writing prompts before but nothing stuck like this program.
Eda Utku
I really loved the course. All of your writing prompts were so relevant and thought-provoking. I looked forward to reading each day’s material and it has pushed me to finish my book. Writing was missing from my life for a few years, and this inspired me to get back to it!
Courtney Lacomblez


Q: When does the course begin and end?
A: You can dive into the complete course within minutes of enrolment! You get access to the digital program for a year and lifetime access to all of the downloadable workbooks!

Q: How long do I need to set aside to journal each day with the program?
A: You can experience the health and wellbeing benefits of mindful journalling with as little as 15 minutes a day. But when you see the writing prompts – you’ll want to write for longer! I recommend 30 minutes or two long-hand pages a day.

Q: Do I have to watch any live trainings or be in a particular country to take the course?
A: Nope! All you need is internet connection and an email address to receive your course content. It is all delivered to you via your membership site and you follow the steps in your paper diary.

Q: I do / don’t want to write a book. Is the course right for me?
A: This course was created for complete beginners and for those who already write books in other genres. It is full of the essential ingredients for anyone – famous author or anyone else – to start a personal writing practise that can bring the benefits of memoir journalling and lead to your first memoir, if you wish.

Q: Do I get support, community, or 1:1 access to you?
A: You get my complete methodology and trainings to watch and read, but they are pre-recorded, so no, it isn’t interactive. Because journalling is a solo sport (and I DON’T recommend you get feedback on your diary pages) there is no writing feedback offered as part of this program.

Q: What is your refund policy?
A: Because my programs are digital and you get access to all my digital content within minutes of signing up, I don’t offer a refund. You can read the full policy here.


I wouldn’t be a published author or such a prolific creator of courses, programmes and other content if i didn’t have a nourishing and therapeutic daily personal writing process. In 2010 my first memoir, Love & Other U-Turns, was published by Allen and Unwin.  In 2018, my second memoir, A Letter From Paris, was published by Scribe.  My journals guided me through writing both memoirs and navigating umpteen life challenges, thousands of published articles, and an enormous amount of personal growth. Before you get published, you need to start writing, for nobody else but you. And it needs to feel good. Or why would you expand that into books, essays and larger writing projects? 

If you still have questions before purchasing this course, please email