Cami Ostman holds a B.Ed. in English from Western Washington University and an M. S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. She is the author of Second Wind: One Woman’s Midlife Quest to Run Seven Marathons on Seven Continents, co-editor of Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions, a contributor to Adventures Northwest and to her own blog, Cami is also the founder of Red Wheelbarrow Writers, a community of writers in Western Washington and a blogger for She has been profiled in Fitness Magazine and her books have been reviewed in O Magazine, The Atlantic, and Washington Post. Having spent fifteen years as a psychotherapist, and now serving as a writing coach and editor, Cami specializes in helping authors “figure out what they really have to say.” She is currently working on a novel and on her second quest memoir.

Cami has long been interested in how the words we use to describe ourselves actually serve to CREATE our identities. Her experience in writing supports this, as does her work as a psychotherapist for the past fifteen years. When she wrote about turning herself into a runner on a quest to do a marathon on every continent, she became a runner on a quest to do a marathon on every continent.

Cami will present the following sessions on Sunday, April 28th

Making Money with Back End Programs: How to take the content of your non-fiction book and create programming people will pay you for.

Master Mind Your Book: Using the Story Spine as a tool to move you forward when your writing gets stuck.