Marlene Cullen & Special Guests - Connections (Corte Madera Store)

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Write Spot to Jumpstart Your Writing: Connections is a collection of writing that entertains as well as inspires writing. Every story, vignette, and poem includes writing prompts, motivating readers to become writers. The variety of stories, written by mothers and their adult children, illustrate how we connect through stories. Connections includes resources for writers such as websites, associations, and how to use freewrites to enhance your writing and ignite your imagination for transformational writing.

Marlene Cullen is passionate about encouraging people to write, even those who think they can’t write. Her series of books, The Write Spot to Jumpstart Your Writing, features writing that entertains as well as inspires others to write. Every story, vignette, and poem in The Write Spot books include writing prompts motivating readers to become writers. Marlene hosts The Write Spot Blog, a treasure chest of inspirational gems for writers: Writing prompts, places to submit, and more. She is the creator of Jumpstart Writing Workshops, a writing environment where participants often experience transformational changes. Marlene’s workshops and blog provide essential elements for successful writing.

Kate Farrell is a librarian, storyteller, author, and educator. She has taught language arts, has published numerous educational materials, and her writing is in several anthologies. Kate is Past President of the Women’s National Book Association and a member of the California Writers Club.

Christine Falcon-Daigle has worked in film and radio, serving as associate producer for The Last Stand, an award-winning documentary. She earned her MFA at the California Institute of Integral Studies, where she worked on the school’s inter-arts journal, Mission at Tenth. In 2007, her novel This Is What I Know was named as a finalist in the William Faulkner Wisdom Creative Writing Competition sponsored by The Pirates’ Alley Society in New Orleans.

Christina Gleason writes fiction, nonfiction, essay, and poetry. Her poetry has won first place in NorCal Poetry Slams. She has been published for both prose and poetry, music, and art. Her background includes documentary film, research, photography, sculpture, and music.

Neena Gleason is a Certified Yoga Instructor with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development. Her passion for yoga combined with her desire to help others led her to teaching yoga privately as well as in some of Hawaii's finest resorts. When she is not teaching, Neena combines her love for yoga with photography, capturing stills among the Hawaiian Islands and building her blog via social media.

Gael Chandler is a writer, film editor, and teacher. She wrote Chronicles of Old San Francisco: Discovering the City by the Bay, a history book with self-guided tours, to help people roam and dig into San Francisco on their own.

Susan Bono is a California-born mother, teacher, writer, and editor. She facilitates writing workshops, including Jumpstart with Marlene Cullen, and edits the Noyo River Review for the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference. Her writing has appeared online, on stage, in anthologies, newspapers, and on the radio. Her book, What Have We Here: Essays about Keeping House and Finding Home was published in 2014.

 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
The Write Spot to Jumpstart Your Writing: Connections Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781941066263
Availability: Special Order
Published: M. Cullen Enterprises - April 12th, 2018

The Write Spot to Jumpstart Your Writing: Connections is a collection of writing that entertains as well as inspires writing. Every story, vignette, and poem includes writing prompts, motivating readers to become writers. The variety of stories, written by mothers and their adult children, illustrate how we connect through stories.