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 […]

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 […]

Interview with Catherine Ann Jones, Friday Nov 6, 2016

Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in Catherine's Blog, Interviews

Interview with Sharkie http://www.healthylife.net/RadioShow/archiveSP.htm Friday, 11/6 at 10:00 a.m. on HealthyLife.Net All Positive Talk Radio Home   The Monday after the airing the show will be available in the archives for immediate listening and downloads for three months. http://www.healthylife.net/RadioShow/archiveSP.htm

The Way of Story at Rowe Center, Massachusetts

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
The Way of Story at Rowe Center, Massachusetts

From Santa Barbara, CA, it took three planes to reach Hartford, Conn. where I was met and one and a half hour later was in a remote, rural autumnal setting in Rowe, MA. The leaves were just beginning to turn and the nearby Mill pond beckoned. It is dusk, the sacred hour…that silent pause between […]

Inner Knowledge leads to Outer Success

Posted by on Sep 12, 2015 in Catherine Ann Jones, Catherine's Blog
Inner Knowledge leads to Outer Success

To Thine Own Self Be True: Inner Knowledge leads to Outer Success  by Catherine Ann Jones This week watching the Golden Globes Award, it struck me how most often those that succeed in Hollywood and other areas of achievement have one thing in common. They know who they are and often from a very young age […]