Welcome to The MEG. Kick off a year of self-determination and strong writing with 31 days of write-ins, check ins, solid support, friendly competition, and heart-felt celebration — all designed with you and your efforts in mind.  It’s one thing to tell yourself and/or the Universe that you want to make something specific happen with your writing by the end of January. It’s …

In this cross-creativity workshop, we mix writing exercises with mosaics, and, of course, our signature wine, nibbles, and neighbors.   Alameda Art Lab provides the art supplies, I provide the writing prompts, and you bring your notebook, a favorite pen, and your creative spirit.   I’m excited to see what happens when a dash of imagination stimulation meets a splash of good wine …

Whether writing is your hobby, your career, or something in between, being part of a group with similar goals and interests is one of the best gifts you can give your writer soul. Each group is designed to be a safe space where you will be encouraged to share your needs and priorities so that together we can set, track, and workshop how …

The Artist’s Way workshops, as presented by To Live and Write in Alameda, stretch across an entire season and are designed to help you reconnect with your creativity. We use Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way Workbook to guide us through her process of returning to that which often gets pushed aside or left behind in our busy lives. $250. Includes The Artist’s Way, …

It’s an open mic without an amplification permit! Come on down to The Local in Alameda on the first Thursday of every month, sign up to read your work, choose from the box of mic-like props, and let loose with your 3-minute take on the theme for January 3: This Thing I Wrote Last Year. Who: Hosted and produced by Bronwyn Emery and a …