RETURNING IN SEPTEMBER Day 1: Writing narrative non-fiction | Day 2: Writing fiction Attendance required both days of each lab. “Two Truths and a Lie is an exercise in improvisation. It starts when the clock starts ticking and ends up who knows where. Finding one’s truth or a fable along the way is the reward… It’s quick, more fun than expected and leaves …

Imagine yourself on the upper level of Amtrak’s California Zephyr as she winds her way across the Sierra Nevadas to Reno, November snow dusting the mountain tops and majestic pines parading past your window as you compose the opening scenes of your NaNoWriMo novel. Does it sound like a dream to your writer soul? Every year, a group of writers just like you …

In line with The Artist’s Way Days 1 & 2: Narrative Non-Fiction | Day 3: Fiction We dare you to tell the truth with us, to gently explore the complex ideas and simple stories that make up your sense of self, and to visit or revisit what is truly interesting and maybe a little daring about you. This is the narrative non-fiction part …

RESULTS HERE:3-minute stories written by members of To Live and Write in Alameda. Click on each name to read their work. We do Flash Lit again in October. If you’d like to play along, pop on over to our Facebook group and ask to join. Writing and creativity coach Bronwyn Emery posts a new prompt every three days. Writers, poets, and artists have …

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. …