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 April’s theme: Things I Broke. Who: Hosted and produced by Bronwyn Emery and a selected member of To Live And Write In Alameda. Our May MC is Robin Heyden. What: Open …

In this 4-hour workshop, led by Robin Heyden and Marise Phillips, you will learn the basics of successful blogging. From the start, you will roll up your sleeves to write, edit, and publish your first blog post on a commercial platform. In the process of creation we will discuss the related issues of design, content management, editing, permissions, schedule, and building a community around your blog.   This workshop is appropriate for anyone who is interested …

These workshops are open to members and non-members. To Live And Write has a very strong goal setting and tracking component, and since one of the most popular hands-on activities designed to bring your dreams into focus is the classic vision board, we have scheduled several vision board workshops for adults and one for teens. Glue, paper, scissors — why does anyone need a workshop for this? Because transforming dreams into reality requires a bit more than cut and paste. …