Literary Gumbo: Catherine Ann Jones from Literary Gumbo on Vimeo. Catherine Ann Jones wayofstory.com discusses her new book, Heal Your Self with Writing, with host Fred Klein. They also talk about Catherine’s career as an actress, screenwriter, writing teacher, and author of The Way of Story.
Jeff Ferrannini of the Planetary Spirit interviews Catherine Ann Jones. [ca_audio url_mp3=”http://planetary-spirit.net/mp3s/CatherineAJones09-05.mp3″ url_ogg=”OGGURL” css_class=”codeart-google-mp3-player” autoplay=”false” download=”false” html5=”true” skin= “small”] MP3 – 59:50 (Click to play) Catherine Ann Jones is featured on the Guests Page of the Planetary Spirit website.
“As in mounds of vividly painted autumn leaves, The Way of Story allows its users to romp endlessly in a continuing world of discovery, imagination, and innovation. Its resources for the story teller are limitless and lasting.” – Leslie Lee, Faculty, NYU and Broadway playwright Students in New York University’s Writing Program will soon be […]
The Way of Story – by Catherine Ann Jones
Sometimes story ideas may arise from what happens to us in our own lives. Yet they usually connect with something felt within. I was still acting then and had been cast to play Virginia Woolf in an off-Broadway comedy. I began reading everything I could find by and about Woolf in order to better portray the character.
The Art of Pitching – (Teaching in the NYC workshop) – Catherine Ann Jones
In olden days in Hollywood, studio heads such as Louis B. Mayer or David Selznick would say, “Just tell me the story”-not let me read the story. The fact is most Hollywood execs do not like to read. This is as true today as then. Jack Warner (Warner Brothers) once said, “I would rather take a fifty-mile hike than crawl through a book.” Sam Goldwyn (MGM) remarked, “I read part of it all the way through.”