“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

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 […]

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 […]