Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan here to say:  “The fun part of being a writer/writing coach is receiving exciting news from friends/colleagues.”

Author Margie Yee Webb (Cat Mulan’s Mindful Musings: Insight and Inspiration for a Wonderful Life), who is an associate-producer of the film FEMME–Women Healing the World,  forwarded this email:


From: Emmanuel Itier
Subject: Fwd: FEMME – “work in progress” screening at The Awareness Film Festival.

Dear Friend:

We will show a “work in progress” cut for our new inspiring documentary: FEMME-Women healing the World

at The Awareness Film Festival  (!home/mainPage ) on November 4th, 2012 at 7pm.
I will be there for a Q&A after the show and will have surprise guests!

See you at the Awareness Festival!! Hope you can make it!! Invite friends…

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Author Carol Sheldon (Mother Lode) is wearing her playwright & director hats these days.
Carol emailed:
Hello Theatre-Goers:My comedy On with the Wind will be presented at the Fall 2012 Fringe of Marin Festival of One-ActsOn with the Wind  — set in a retirement home, 4 ladies and 1 man try to watch an old video of Gone with the Wind.  Midst squabbling over events in their lives, events in the film, the video breaks, as the only man is fought over by 2 of the women. This is one of several shorts at the festival which takes place on Dominican Campus at Meadowlands Hall, San Rafael, CA.  Sat.Nov. 3, Sat.Nov. 10, Sun.Nov. 11 (mat.), Fri.Nov.16 and Sun.Nov. 18 (mat.) The evening performances are at 7:30pm. The matinees are at 2:00pm.  For directions and more information about the 2 programs visit
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Friday, November 16, 2012, 7:00pm
Author / Writing Teacher Lynn Cook Henriksen will be at Books Inc.  1344 Park Street, Alameda, CA

  Lynn Henriksen-Author-TellTale-Souls

The award-winning guidebook TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir: How to Tap Memory and Write Your Story Capturing Character & Spirit

If you could tell just one  small story that would reveal the essence of your mother’s character and keep her spirit alive, what would it be?

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Hearty Congratulations to Margie and everyone involved in FEMME;  Carol, her new play On With the Wind, and everyone at Fringe of Marin Festival of One Acts; Lynn and everyone involved in her guidebook TellTale Souls Writing the Mother Memoir!


Coach Teresa LeYung-Ryan


Cheering for writers and readers and everyone who has a story in her/his heart!

Have you seen Coach Teresa interviewed by Frank Mallicoat on CBS Channel 5?



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