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I am writing this short post as the first day of 2016 draws to a close. I hope it was a beautiful day in all ways for you. If you are visiting my blog because you are interested in attending one of my workshops or one-on-one intensives, please know that my current schedule is fully booked. If you […]

Join me for an evening with acclaimed author Cyra McFadden on Monday, October 19. The program starts at 7 p.m. at Folio Books, located at 3957 24th Street in San Francisco, and is part of the Odd Mondays cultural salon, which I co-curate. We’ll take a look back at The Serial, Cyra’s sharp-witted, best-selling spoof of life in mellow […]

Grab a notebook and pen, pull up a chair, and join me at one of the public writing workshops I’ll be leading this September. Keep in mind that advance sign-up is required, and the spots fill quickly. Here’s what’s happening: *Write Now! @ Folio Books on Tuesday, September 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]

Odd Mondays returns from summer vacation on August 31, when we present “A Literary Swap Meet.” I hope you’ll join me and Odd Mondays co-founders Ramon and Judy Sender for this intimate, casual end-of-summer program during which friends, writers and neighbors will gather to read aloud to one another from our favorite literary works and engage in conversation about the […]

Need a catalyst to start getting words on the page again? Join me for Write Now! @ Folio Books, a monthly free-writing adventure. I provide prompts from lots of intriguing sources to help channel the muse and get you writing again. The next dates are August 4, September 1 and October 6. This workshop is a […]

If you’re in town on Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day evening),  please join me and a potpourri of both published and emerging San Francisco writers as we share a sneak peek of our current works in progress at “Just a Taste: Bite-Size Readings of Poetry and Prose in Progress.” I’m curating this fun, fast-paced evening, which will […]

Stop the presses! I’ll be reading some of my new work at the Odd Mondays cultural salon on April 13. I hope you’ll join me and three stalwart members of the monthly Write Now! @ Folio Books workshop I lead–Mitchell Friedman, Beverly Tharp and Dana Vinicoff–for “There Are So Many Things I Want to Tell You” […]

I start my mornings by reading one of the reflections in Journey to the Heart by Melody Beattie. I’m almost always inspired, and at this point, I can’t imagine a time when opening this book and reading one of Beattie’s meditations wouldn’t be a part of my daily routine. This reflection is one of my favorites: Learn to Live with Unfinished Projects […]

“If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.” –Roald Dahl I […]

Write Now! is a monthly freewriting adventure that’s all about getting words on the page … happily, freely, without judgment or inhibition. I hope you’ll join me for one, two or all three of the upcoming dates this spring: March 3, April 7 and May 5.  For more details, please email me at dallemolle.kathy@gmail.com. Here’s what a […]