"When I retreat into the haven of my writing, mind meets craft meets heart language."  ~ Laura Munson New York Times Best-Selling Author
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From writer… to speaker… to retreat leader… Laura Munson seeks the balanced creative life and wants to share it with you:

Haven Writing Retreats:

Connect with your self-expression in the stunning wilderness of Montana.


New York Times best-selling memoir “This Is Not The Story You Think It Is” (Amy Einhorn: Putnam)

Speaking topics:

Empowerment. Getting out of your own way. Turning crises into creativity.

Hi, I’m Laura Munson and I’m a writer. I wrote an essay for the Modern Love column of The New York Times (published on August 2, 2009) called “Those Aren’t Fighting Words, Dear.” The reaction stunned me...



No. 2 Best Ever Modern Love essay! A shroud of calm enveloped me, and I repeated those words: "I don't buy it." (excerpt from my New York Times essay, "Those Aren't Fighting Words, Dear" --Modern Love column, August 2, 2009)