Nov. 1, 2014
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Location: Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center
Cost: $75 Early Bird ticket before Oct. 1, $99 Regular ticket after Oct. 1
“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 to writing narrative, combining solid craft with experiential inner discovery. Craft alone is not enough. No other writing workshop offers the solid craft to guarantee a good story along with the intangible inner dimensions of writing.
For writers of all levels & all narrative forms including play s, screenplays, stories, novels, non-fiction including memoir
“At last, a working, professional writer who teaches writing!” – Joe S., San Francisco
“Your structure gave my story wings. I’ve never been so clear on what I want to write.”
– Linda L, Ann Arbor, MI
“A spiritual experience as well as practical.” – Gard J., Nevada
CATHERINE ANN JONES is an award-winning author, playwright & screenwriter whose films include Unlikely Angel, The Christmas Wife, & the popular series, Touched by an Angel, as well as the books, The Way of Story and Heal Your Self with Writing (Nautilus Book Award 2014). Fulbright Research Scholar to India studying shamanism, winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Award, author of The Way of Story: the craft & soul of writing and Heal Your Self with Writing (Nautilus Book Award 2014), Catherine offers workshops for all forms of narrative writing. She has taught at The New School University, University of Southern California, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and the Esalen and Omega Institutes. She works as a writing consultant and teaches globally in USA, Europe, and Asia. For more info: www.wayofstory.com
Reviews for the workshop: The Way of Story: the Craft and Soul of Writing
Catherine Ann Jones’s focus, clarity, and gentle but spot-on reactions help identify the weak or lazy spots in your writing. Thank God! She is the elevator of purpose.
Joan Buck, Vanity Fair
A safe place in which to discover oneself as a writer. Great exercises which open up a deeper process while learning the essential steps of story structure.
Linda Leonard, Jungian analyst and author of Wounded Woman
(Healing Father- Daughter Relationship)
The Way of Story invigorated my work in a special way. Catherine is a writer’s writer and a gifted teacher.
Barry J. Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Santa Barbara, CA
More about Catherine
Catherine Ann Jones holds a graduate degree in Depth Psychology and Archetypal Mythology from Pacifica Graduate Institute where she has also taught. After playing major roles in over fifty plays, she became disappointed by the lack of good roles for women and wrote a play about Virginia Woolf (On the Edge) and her struggle with madness in a world gone mad, ie, WWII. The play won a National Endowment for the Arts Award. Ten of her plays, including Calamity Jane (both play and musical) and The Women of Cedar Creek, have won multiple awards and are produced both in and out of New York. Her films include The Christmas Wife (Jason Robards & Julie Harris), Unlikely Angel (Dolly Parton), and the popular TV series, Touched by an Angel. A Fulbright Research Scholar to India studying shamanism, she has taught at The New School University, University of Southern California, and the Esalen and the Omega Institutes. Her books, The Way of Story: the craft & soul of writing and Heal Your Self with Writing, are used in many schools, including New York University writing programs. Based in Ojai, California, she leads The Way of Story and Heal Your Self with Writing workshops throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Asia.