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Don't know how to get started?
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This is the place!

Welcome to The Write Spot - an online writing community offering inspiration and writing prompts to spark your writing. Contact Marlene if you want to post a book review. Click on Writers Forum, Jumpstart or Resources for writing events in Northern California.

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Jumpstart Writing Workshops

Copperfield's Books

140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma

Monday evenings, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

January 7, 14, 21, 38 • February 4, 11, 18, 25

Tuesday mornings, 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Jumpstart does not meet in January (2019) • Tuesday morning Jumpstart resumes February 5, 2019

I enjoyed everything: the prompts, the atmosphere and the variety of writing. — Sherry

Now available:  The Write Spot: Reflections is a treasure chest of short stories, vignettes, and poems that inspire readers to become writers. If you want to write and don’t know how to get started, this book is for you. If you are a writer and feeling stuck, this book is for you. If you read for enjoyment, this book is for you. Reflections includes a resources section for writers. $12.
Amazon, Copperfeld's Books, JavAmoré Café and Book Passage.

Writers Forum 2019

March 21: Guy Biederman has taught creative writing at College of Marin, San Francisco State, Santa Rosa Junior College, The Sitting Room, and privately at many venues since 1991. 


Writers Forum has been pivotal in getting me motivated, focused, and published. Thank you for such a wonderful venue. — D. Zelenakova


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You can be your own genie.

What is it about your life that isn’t satisfying right now? Can you change that? Brad Yates, one of the top teachers of Emotional Freedom Techniques® (EFT), is today’s guest blogger. He wrote about “Granting Wishes Incrementally” in his November 2017 free monthly newsletter. Brad: Just for a moment, close your eyes, and imagine walking along a beach.  Imagine that you come across a lamp in the sand, and as you brush the sand off it, a puff of smoke emits from the opening, eventually growing and taking the form of a genie. “I will grant you any wish you desire. What is your command?” the genie says. So… if you could have a wish granted in this way, what would you ask for?  A huge sum of money?  A killer body? A dream vacation? Give it some thought.  Is that what you really want? Now consider this . . . Would…

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