STORY & SOUL Ojai Writing Retreat
Oct
23
to Oct 26

STORY & SOUL Ojai Writing Retreat

Explore your story, ignite your creativity, and take your writing to a new level with an intensive, skill-oriented writing retreat with acclaimed authors Claire Bidwell Smith, Jillian Lauren and Jenny Feldon. Workshop topics include creative process, outlining and narrative structure, the art of storytelling, voice and tense, and a detailed exploration of the publishing process from finding an agent to marketing your book.

Each full workshop day will include shared meals, morning and afternoon writing workshops, independent time to write, and opportunities to do yoga, hike, relax, soak in the salt tubs or explore the lovely village of Ojai.

 To register, click here!

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ConnectHER MEDIA CONFERENCE -- Find Your Voice, Tell Your Story: Writing Your Truth
Aug
21
4:00 PM16:00

ConnectHER MEDIA CONFERENCE -- Find Your Voice, Tell Your Story: Writing Your Truth

Do you want to take your writing to the next level? Are you ready to break new ground with your personal blog, write essays for publication, or start your memoir? Unlock your creativity and discover new ways to craft and share your story, with this discussion on the art of personal narrative.

We’ll discuss:

* Finding inspiration and developing a unique creative process

* Identifying narrative arc for blog posts, essays, and memoir

* Tips for writing powerful personal narrative

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BLOGHER 16: CRAFTING YOUR MEMOIR
Aug
6
10:30 AM10:30

BLOGHER 16: CRAFTING YOUR MEMOIR

Do you want to write a memoir? Prepare to create a well-crafted story, telling who you are without sentimentalizing. This genre comes with its own rules, and our speakers have mastered them.

In this session, our panelists will demystify memoir and share the elements needed to craft a good one.

Moderator:

Christie Glascoe Crowder, author, multi-tasking Jedi, Chatterbox Christie

Speakers:

Jenny Feldon,  author, blogger, owner of Story & Soul

Claire Bidwell Smith, author, therapist, owner of Story & Soul

Jillian Lauren, New York Times best-selling author, storyteller, owner of Story & Soul

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