Writing the Self

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Writing the Self

  Writing the Self        “I write in order to discover myself.” – Maya Angelou Click on link:   Remaining 2019 Schedule Aug 21-25 Sequoia National Park: Far Horizons,  https://farhorizons.co/aug-21-25-2019-catherine-jones/ Sept 25-28 San Luis Obispo, CA, www.centralcoastwritersconference.com Oct 2-16 Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow Nov 5-8 Ojai: Integrating the Spiritual with Everyday Life, Krotona Institute                       KrotonaInstitute.org    Nov […]

A Lover’s Quarrel with the Writing

Posted by on Jul 20, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
A Lover’s Quarrel with the Writing

  Having a lover’s quarrel with the writing. On again. Off again spurts of creativity. Addiction to television binges. At least with so many choices today: Netflix, Amazon, Cable TV, one can choose good viewing. Fleabag on Amazon, Endeavour on PBS, Planet Earth on Netflix. Happiness is a large flat screen television, cushy leather couch, […]

Summer-Fall Schedule

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Summer-Fall Schedule

  “People without hope do not write books.”                                        Margaret Atwood Six DailyOM Online courses link on home page of wayofstory.com                 Now over 52,000 subscribers to online courses by Catherine Ann Jones                                                   2019 SUMMER-FALL SCHEDULE Aug 21-25 Sequoia National Park: Far Horizons,  https://farhorizons.co/aug-21-25-2019-catherine-jones/ Sept 26-28 […]

Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 16-21, 2019

Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 16-21, 2019

Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 16-21, 2019 Home Register        Catherine Ann Jones The Way of Story Integrative approaches to writing narrative Monday, June 17 9:00-11:30 AM El Cabrillo Room The Way of Story offers an integrative approach to writing narrative—both fiction and nonfiction—including plays, screenplays, short stories, novels, and memoir. “We’ve become lopsided living […]

“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

Posted by on May 10, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
“Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

For three decades now, I have had parallel careers as a professional writer and a graduate teacher as well as leading writing workshops  both here and abroad. For some years, I taught playwriting at The New School University in New York City then graduate screenwriting at U.S.C. Film Dept. in Los Angeles. Eager to become […]

Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

Posted by on Apr 7, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

    Announcing new online course with award-winning author Catherine Ann Jones https://dailyom.com/cgi-bin/courses/courseoverview.cgi?cid=83                                               Your story is not written in stone.                                         It changes as your perspective changes. Today, in modern life, a fragmentation separates most […]

Way of Story workshop in Ojai, CA, Sat, March 16

Way of Story workshop in Ojai, CA,  Sat, March 16

THE WAY OF STORY in OJAI with Catherine Ann Jones Saturday, March 16, 2019 (10-4pm)   “We’ve become lopsided living only in our heads. Writing, in order to serve the soul       must integrate outer craft with the inner world of intuition and feeling.”                                                                                                             Catherine Ann Jones, NY TIMES   The Way of Story offers […]

Way of Story workshop in Ojai, CA

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Way of Story workshop in Ojai, CA

Isn’t it time to honor your story? THE WAY OF STORY in OJAI with Catherine Ann Jones Saturday, March 16, 2019 (10-4pm)  “We’ve become lopsided living only in our heads. Writing, in order to serve the soul must integrate outer craft with the inner world of intuition and feeling.”                            Catherine Ann Jones, NY TIMES  The […]

To Thy Own Self be True

Posted by on Dec 31, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
To Thy Own Self be True

     Inspired Writers at the Esalen Institute Annually, I present The Way of Story workshops at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA and other places. The above photo is a group of inspired writers writing in various narrative forms including novels, plays, screenplays, non-fiction including memoir. For some years, I taught graduate screenwriting at […]

Happy Holidays 2018

Posted by on Dec 14, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Happy Holidays 2018

Happy Holidays 2018 “Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.”                                                           Wendell Berry Ojai remains a peaceful oasis in the swirling chaos of today. A highlight in August was a week’s visit from my older grandson, Raj, now fourteen. Asked how his week in Ojai was, he responded, “Crazy good!” The young give […]