Esalen 2016 – Whales & Writers Abound!

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in Catherine's Blog
Esalen 2016 – Whales & Writers Abound!

Esalen Institute hosts The Way of Story with Catherine Ann Jones For fifteen years now, I have returned every August to the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA to teach writing workshops. They come from Cuba, CA, NY, S. Africa, Paris, France, Philadelphia, and Texas, too. The common link is writing – both professionals and […]

Freud’s Oracle: Standing Ovation in Santa Fe, NM

Freud’s Oracle:  Standing Ovation in Santa Fe, NM

Just returned from the Creativity & Madness Conference in Santa Fe, NM where I presented my new play, Freud’s Oracle, to an audience of psychiatrists, neuro-scientists, and psycho-therapists from all over the world, some 600 participants. The play re-creates a two- year analysis the American poet, H.D. had with Sigmund Freud, Vienna, 1933. Freud’s Oracle, […]

Way of Story Online Writing Course

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Catherine's Blog

WAY OF STORY ONLINE WRITING COURSE  DailyOM Way of Story Course Join award-winning author/playwright/screenwriter and global writing teacher Catherine Ann Jones This course is for all forms of narrative fiction and non-fiction, including memoir, and plays and screenplays. Here are some excerpts from The Way of Story book available on Amazon and Kindle. For live workshops […]

What Keeps Writers & Teachers Going

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Catherine's Blog
What Keeps Writers & Teachers Going

Sometimes writers and teachers get tired of being the one having a different take on life and writing, and may wonder if it worth the trials to keep on keeping on.  Then, out of the blue, angels sing and the universe responds with awards or rise in sales of courses or books, or a letter […]

New Dimensions Radio Interview

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Media

http://www.newdimensions.org/healing-through-focused-journaling-with-catherine-ann-jones/ Sign In | Sign Out Healing Through Focused Journaling             with Catherine Ann Jones Posted on May 14, 2014 by New Dimensions in Interviews Jones gives practical advice as to how we can engage in deep inner work through focused journaling. She shares exercises that can act as powerful […]

Two Plays Opening This Week in S. CA

Posted by on Apr 2, 2016 in Catherine Ann Jones

“https://player.vimeo.com/video/161130951″ for television interview with the author It’s so confirming as a playwright to know that something you wrote thirty years ago is as relevant today as when it was first written and produced. Several productions later, The Women of Cedar Creek still makes audiences laugh out loud and be moved to tears in the same […]

Consider One Word Titles for Books & Movies

Consider One Word Titles for Books & Movies

As Oscar Night looms (February 28th this year, 2016), might be interesting to ponder how many Movies have won Best Picture that have one-word titles. Might be fun to first guess then look at this list at Oscar-winners over the years: One-word Best Picture winners Amadeus Argo Ben-Hur (yes, hyphens are cool) Braveheart Casablanca Cavalcade […]

Return from India, Jetlag, and Keats

Posted by on Feb 7, 2016 in Catherine's Blog
Return from India, Jetlag, and Keats

  John Keats (1795–1821)        Recently returned from two weeks in India where I embarked upon a solitary retreat sans phone, sans Netflix, sans friends. It is necessary and sometimes wonderful to sit for days in silence and ponder – though often a bit terrifying.             Returned home with a deep gratitude for […]

Pilgrimage to India

Pilgrimage to India

  Albert Camus once said, “What gives value to travel is fear. It breaks down a kind of inner structure we have. Far from our own people, our own language, stripped of all our props, deprived of our masks, we are completely on the surface of ourselves.” Fear brings an added dimension in today’s world […]

Audio Book Launch Nov 2015

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog

              Heal Your Self with Writing and What Story Are You Living? now available on amazon.com, audible.com, & iTunes. For books by Catherine Ann Jones, Kindle, or audio versions: Buy now from Amazon I was persuaded to read the books myself which took me back to New York and my acting […]