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« Saturday August 17, 2013 »
Sat
Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm
Sun., Aug. 17 • 10:00-3:00 pm • $85Class has been postponed - call for further information Transform difficult memories into captivating writing. Exercises will help with sensory detail, scene vs. summary, time shifts, and voice. You will leave class with a body of work and the courage and confidence to continue writing. Louise Nayer, author of Burned: A Memoir, has taught creative writing for 40 years.  
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 3:30 pm
Co-Sponsored by A Band of Women Tickets: $45 in advance, $50 at the door (book not included)Corte Madera store - 1:00-3:30 pmWe have all unwittingly made agreements about how we choose to live our lives and what we believe our personal truths are. But what we may not realize is that each one of these agreements represents an attachment, a limiting filter on who we think we are, and what the future could hold. We call these attachments “knowledge” without ever questioning if that knowledge is necessarily true for us. The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom For a Modern World ($18.95) by don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. is a guide to understanding how we have developed our belief structures and how to go about re-evaluating—or even severing—these harmful attachments.Register now for this limited space workshop! Teaching the principles found in The Four Agreements and The Five Levels of Attachment, don Miguel Ruiz Jr. will teach you how to:·         Become aware of how you confuse “who you are” with “what you know”·         Gain awareness of how your attachments have created your reality·         Stop creating your identity based on the opinions and judgments of others around you·         Let go of the fear of what you are without your beliefs·         Make New Agreements that are more in line with your true Authentic Self Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. is a Nagual, a Toltec Master of Transformation.  He is a direct descendant of the Toltecs of the Eagle Knight lineage and is the son of don Miguel Ruiz.  By combining the wisdom of his family’s traditions with the knowledge gained from his own personal journey, he now helps others realize their own path to personal freedom.   
Start: 4:00 pm
In True North ($22.95), Tom North gathers the courage to tell the true story about growing up in the real-life Beardsley family made famous in the movie, "Yours, Mine and Ours” starring Lucille Ball—a famous family, living a lie. From the moment he meets Frank Beardsley to a family counseling session years later, North lays out the full truth of his personal saga.Special Note: Tom North will make a special presentation at Marin Advocates for Children from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at 30 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael, California. He will then go to Book Passage for his book talk and signing. Tom has pledged to donate a portion of his book sale proceeds to the Marin Advocates for Children.
Start: 7:00 pm
Join us for wine, snacks, and more than a taste of Paris when Wanderland Writers editors, Linda Watanabe McFerrin and Joanna Biggar, and contributors to the newest Wanderland Writers anthology toast the City of Light. 


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