The prompt: The Corner Park. The go time: 12:01 a.m. Monday, Feb 4The deadline: Midnight Wednesday, Feb 6. The word count: 500 max. The stories: Heidi Benson Stagg Roberta Anne Robertson Philip Dangler Sam DeLaune Paul Corman-Roberts Olivia Brannan Flash Lit Feb is all about quick storytelling with minimum editing. Be it poetry, prose, stream of consciousness, or cartoons, just have fun with the …

The prompt: In A Tight SpotThe go time: 12:01 a.m. Friday, Feb 1The deadline: Midnight Sunday, Feb 3The word count: 500 max The stories: : Ruth Gewing Sam DeLaune Roberta Anne Robertson Heidi Benson Stagg Paul Corman-Roberts Olivia Brannan Flash Lit Feb is all about quick storytelling with minimum editing. Be it poetry, prose, stream of consciousness, or cartoons, just have fun with the …

March 15-18. Imagine yourself on the upper level of Amtrak’s California Zephyr as she winds her way across the Sierra Nevadas, snow covered mountains and majestic pines parading past your window. You’re in the company of other writers who are equally intent, equally invested in their writing, and happy to share the ride and the snacks. Our skills and experience vary, as do …

Wine. Nibbles. Neighbors. It’s a story time for grown ups! Join us on the third Thursday of every month, January through October, for an evening of storytelling in a popular book store in a bustling downtown, presented by members of To Live and Write in Alameda. This monthly showcase of our literary endeavors has a little something for everyone: Tears, laughter, introspection, inspiration, …

September 26 – 29: How does a long weekend in a house within walking distance of the ocean feel, where someone else takes care of the chores and the cooking while you daydream, write, and build lasting friendships with other writers? Join us and find out just how crazy good it can be to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. …

June 21-23, 2019: Join us for a 3-day writing retreat in the Sierra Nevadas. You have a writer in your soul. Do you feed her regularly, or tease her with broken promises? Do you crave time and structure to organize your outline, bridge scenes, develop characters, or focus on weaving threads of thought into a complete story, but can’t quite make it happen …