Regenerative Writing Wednesdays
Jan
17
10:30 AM10:30

Regenerative Writing Wednesdays

Looking for your writer's groove?

Tap into your creative subconscious with this five-week writing workshop in the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method with Moxie Road Productions, facilitated by Janine Kovac.

Workshop dates: January 3, 10, 17, and 24 and 31 from 10:30 to 12:30 at the Hivery in Mill Valley.

Cost: $125 for five sessions or $35 for a single class.

Reserve your spot here for the full workshop.

For single classes, reserve here.

 

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New Year, New Moxie
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

New Year, New Moxie

Can you see the destination but don't have the map? We've got your writing GPS!

With Keynote speaker Brooke Warner (Green-Light Your BookShe Write Press co-founder), time-management consultant Sheri Hoffmann, social media strategist Tarja Parssinen, and award-winning authors Naomi Williams and Janine Kovac. And plenty of time to write.

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Write Your Book Proposal
Feb
7
10:30 AM10:30

Write Your Book Proposal

Whether you are finished with your manuscript or still working on your book, a book proposal can help you refine your vision and audience. And it's a must for nonfiction and memoir writers aiming for a traditional publishing package.

This two-hour class will cover the major sections of a book proposal and provide prompts and exercises.

Start with an inkling and leave with a solid first draft of your book proposal.

Only six spaces available!

Register here.

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This Year Everyone Gets a Book
Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

This Year Everyone Gets a Book

Make your holiday shopping easy this year: everyone gets a book! 

Join authors Peg Alford Pursell (Why There Are Words, Show Her A Flower, A Bird, A Shadow), Joan Frank (All the News I Need) and Moxie Road co-founder Janine Kovac for a night of readings at Napa Bookmine. Stay and get something for everyone on your list!

Find more info here

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Bringing Moxie To the Mic
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Bringing Moxie To the Mic

Sad that Lit Crawl is over? We've got your fix! Moxie Road has curated an hour of powerful readings from the heartfelt to the humorous from an outrageous lineup of writers and performers, including Kate Milliken, Nicki Orser, Cyndi Cady, Sheri Hoffmann, and Beth Touchette.

This event is FREE! Did we mention food and wine will be available for purchase? All at the lovely Kaleidoscope Coffee in Pt. Richmond. 

 

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She Persisted: Readings By Women Who Refuse to Sit Down
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

She Persisted: Readings By Women Who Refuse to Sit Down

An evening of straight-up readings from fabulous women who have no trouble speaking their minds—sometimes at top volume. This rich array of authors will bring the humor, the anger and the pathos to the podium. Fasten your seat belts. Book sales and signings to follow. $10 adv / $15 door. Purchase here.

With Carina Chocano, Amy Dresner, Lynn Freed, Jane Ganahl, Janine Kovac, Meredith Maran, Elizabeth Podolinsky, and Carolina DeRobertis. Click here for more information.

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Bring Your Moxie To the Mic: A Page-To-Stage Storytelling Workshop
Oct
11
10:00 AM10:00

Bring Your Moxie To the Mic: A Page-To-Stage Storytelling Workshop

The seemingly simple act of telling a story, and the process of learning how to tell a story to a group of people, creates, in the words of the celebrated Moth storytelling series "empathy, confidence, life perspective, and the rare feeling of being listened to without being interrupted."

This four-class series culminates in a performance November 3 at the Hivery. 

More info here.

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Litquake: How To Be A Media Slut (in a good way)
Oct
8
4:00 PM16:00

Litquake: How To Be A Media Slut (in a good way)

Sell your books, not your soul. What’s better? A book tour or a blog tour? Instagram or Twitter? Learn from authors Joan Frank, Joshua Mohr, Thais Nye Derich, Janine Kovac and Goodreads Marketing Strategist Cynthia Shannon as they discuss the fine line between authentic PR and annoying self-promotion. $12 for sale here.

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Write on Mamas Salon Series: Is it Easier to Birth a Child or a Book?
Sep
10
3:30 PM15:30

Write on Mamas Salon Series: Is it Easier to Birth a Child or a Book?

Co-presented by Write on Mamas and the Mill Valley Public Library, Peg Alford Pursell of Why There Are Words and WTAW Press, moderates this panel with debut authors Thais Derich (Second Chance: A Mother’s Quest for a Natural Birth After a Cesarean), Christina Julian (The Dating Bender) and Janine Kovac (Spinning: Choreography for Coming Home)

Book sales courtesy of All Things Book

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Opening the Circle: A Day of Radical Hospitality & Radical Exploration
Jun
17
1:00 PM13:00

Opening the Circle: A Day of Radical Hospitality & Radical Exploration

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A healthy literary ecosystem relies on the interconnection of women. Write, recharge, and give back.

Four women-centered organizations—Hedgebrook, Moxie Road Productions, The Hivery, and All Things Book—have come together to empower you during this day of radical hospitality and radical exploration. When you’re nourished creatively and physically, you have the resources to make change.

Proceeds from this retreat will provide scholarships for Hedgebrook’s youth writing program, Y-WE Write.

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1:00 - 5:00 p.m. WRITE, CREATE, LUXURIATE, MEDITATE

Come to the award-winning women’s co-working space The Hivery in idyllic downtown Mill Valley. Indulge in four hours of whatever fuels you. Writing on the deck with a cup of tea? Nestling in a nook with pen in hand? Meditating with Betsy Ryan of Soulstice Mind Body Spa? We’ve got you covered.

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. COCKTAIL HOUR AND DINNER

Connect with other like-minded women and browse our bookstore and (get your free book courtesy of MRP and All Things Book)

6:00 - 8:00 p.m. DIG DEEP

Now that you’re recharged, explore what it means to be a changemaker. Our evening concludes with a probing discussion on the theme “Writing from a Place of Privilege.”

With award-winning writers and activists Aya de Leon (Uptown Thief, The Boss), Nayomi Munaweera (Island of a Thousand Mirrors, What Lies Between Us), Julia Park Tracey (Tongues of Angels, poet Laureate of Alameda) and moderated by MRP co-founder Janine Kovac (Brain Changer: A Mother’s Guide to Cognitive Science).

Space is limited!

To purchase tickets go to http://radicalmoxie2017.brownpapertickets.com/

$225 includes day-long retreat, book, meditation session, wine mixer, dinner, and panel discussion

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