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

For workshops with Catherine Ann Jones, click link below: https://www.sbwriters.com/catherine-ann-jones/

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 […]

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 […]

From the Fires of Ojai, CA

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
From the Fires of Ojai, CA

OJAI Sometimes writing must be set aside for survival. And what a lively learning survival is! Last month my home flooded and I have had to vacate for two months while the interior of my home is being re-constructed. It takes a village to re-build a home.   First came the flood then came fire […]

Film History is also Our History

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Film History is also Our History

The Ojai International Film Festival Nov 2-12, 2017  This is my seventeenth year as a final judge for the Ojai Film Festival. Due to accessibility and cost- effective technology, more and more independent films – both narrative and documentary- are being made today. Also, more film submissions from all over the world are seen, demonstrating […]

Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing

Transformational Writing for Personal and Global Healing   Listen. Make a way for yourself inside yourself.                                                Rumi Today, in modern life, a fragmentation separates most of us from our central core or soul. With all our outer progress, perhaps something has been lost which earlier cultures knew to value: the soul connection. Accessing and […]

Online Courses are Here to Stay!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog

Heal Yourself with Writing by Catherine Ann Jones Our lives may be determined less by past events than by the way we remember them. You are invited to come aboard this inner adventure that offers a step by step journey of discovery and re-visioning through focused journaling. Throughout the eight sessions, you will be engaged […]