Posted by on Aug 4, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog

Wherever you go, there you are. — Zen saying   If we’re honest, the main problem in life is simply ourselves.  I have a friend who has spent years traveling the globe in order to find the perfect place to live.  He flies to Bali then New Zealand then Ecuador and on and on, always […]

The Way of Story in Ojai, Sat, Sept 22, 2018

THE WAY OF STORY in OJAI with Catherine Ann Jones Saturday, Sept 22 (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 an integrative approach […]

The Way of Story in Ojai, Sat, Sept 22, 2018

The Way of Story in Ojai, Sat, Sept 22, 2018

THE WAY OF STORY in OJAI with Catherine Ann Jones Saturday, Sept 22 (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. -Catherine Ann Jones, NY TIMES    The Way of Story offers an integrative approach to writing […]

Guide to a Creative Life

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Guide to a Creative Life

Here is an excerpt from my first book, The Way of Story:   “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work and gave to it neither power nor time.”                                                       – Mary Oliver At the Esalen Institute and elsewhere, I found those receptive to an alternative approach to […]

Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 17-22

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog

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Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 17-22

Posted by on Jun 3, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Santa Barbara Writers Conference June 17-22

June 17-22, 2018 Home Register Hotel Faculty Speakers Panels Agents Schedule Catherine Ann Jones The Way of Story Integrative approaches to writing narrative Monday, June 18 9:00-11:30 AM El Cabrillo 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 only […]

Freud’s Oracle in Ojai, May 26-27, 3 Performances Only

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Freud’s Oracle in Ojai, May 26-27, 3 Performances Only

Freud’s Oracle in Ojai 3 Performances Only “Catherine Ann Jones’ artful work not only pays tribute to the past but is a true gift to the future.” Freud’s Oracle in Ojai May 26 & 27 at Underground Exchange 1016 W. Ojai Ave/ Del Norte Ojai, CA 93023Sat 2pm & 7pm & Sun 2pmSuggested Donation $15-$20 […]

Heal Yourself with Writing online course with 30,000 subscribers

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones

DailyOM Online Course Spotlight Also Available on amazon.com as book, Kindle, or Audible   For Online Course Heal Yourself with Writing by Catherine Ann Jones Our life experiences are determined less by past events than by the way we remember them. There is a Native American parable about a grandfather who says, “I feel as […]

Posted by on Apr 3, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones

  Isn’t it time to honor your story? “It is my feeling that some stories already exist in the ether, and my job is simply to bring them down to the gross level.  The best times are when I seem to disappear altogether and the story writes itself.  It passes through me, but is not […]

The Importance of Storytelling

Posted by on Feb 4, 2018 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Importance of Storytelling

Our culture doesn’t think storytelling is sacred; we don’t set aside a time of year for it. We don’t hold anything sacred except what organized religion declares to be so. Artists pursue a sacred call, although some would buck and rear at having their work labeled like this. Artists are lucky to have a form […]