Posts Tagged ‘Joan Gelfan’

News from colleagues:

Poetry Reading
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7pm. Join us for a poetry reading benefiting the Food Bank and celebrating the publication of the anthology “Broken Circles: A Gathering of Poems for Hunger”, by Cave Moon Press. Hosted by Dan Brady, the reading features poets Joan Gelfand, Mary Mackey, and Rachelle Escamilla. An open mic follows the main presentation.
Sacred Grounds Coffeehouse, 2095 Hayes Street, San Francisco
If you would like to donate, bring cash or checks made out to SF Food Bank.
In honor of this wonderful event, I will be giving away three free download cards for my CD and one broadside.
Hope to see you there,
Joan Gelfand

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April 21, 2012. Learn from 3 pros. How to create and use your WordPress BLOG with cyberspace genius Linda Lee of Askmepc; how to be your own publisher with literary agent & publishing expert Laurie McLean and adventure travel writer & self-publishing expert Carla King. April 21, Stanford University Bootcamp and Self Publishing Bootcamp. * Linda Lee is my cyberspace coach; she’s a wizard. I recommend her classes and services.

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Today the premier of Birgit Soyka‘s To Drink the Wild Air music video performed by Sassy Kool was uploaded on You Tube.
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Mary E. Knippel says:  ” . . . I know how you feel and I founded The Unleashed Homemakertm to help you along the journey from the woman you no longer recognize to the woman you want to become.  One of the goals I am no longer putting off is writing my book.  I am the author of The Secret Artist: Give Yourself Permission to Let Your Creativity Shine.”

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Mental Health Support Group will be meeting on Wednesday evening, April 18, 2012 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Sholom, 14th Avenue and Clement, San Francisco, CA.  We look forward to seeing you and encourage you to invite anyone you know who has mental illness as well as their family and friends who would benefit from the group.  As always, our facilitators provide a safe comfortable place to get support and to share.  Everyone is welcome and need not be Jewish to participate. 

We look forward to seeing you.

Maureen Samson
Member of the Nachamu (Comfort) Project of Congregation Beth Sholom

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May 3, 2012  6:00-7:30pm WNBA Silent Work Session in Stong Conference Room at SFPL

No talking; work on individual projects; library has wifi; bring your laptop or print-out of your project; work together/work quietly.

First 7 WNBA members or prospective members to email Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan will get table space.

at SF Main Library Stong Conference Room (first floor, no food allowed).

Coach Teresa’s email address is:  WritingCoachTeresa (use @ sign)

Put in your subject line:  RSVP  May 3 WNBA.

Want to be a member of WNBA-SF Chapter?

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Teresa LeYung-Ryan

As editor/story consultant, Teresa LeYung-Ryan identifies themes and universal archetypes for clients. As author of Build Your Writer’s Platform & Fanbase In 22 Days: Attract Agents, Editors, Publishers, Readers, and Media Attention NOW, she says: “Make your name synonymous with the issues you write about.” Teresa has built her own platform happily; her novel Love Made of Heart is used in college composition classes. She says her novel and her play Answer Me Now carry the theme closest to her heart: mother-daughter relationship. for Coach Teresa’s Blog and other resources.  “Reach out, not stress out, to materialize your dearest dreams.”

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