Creative Boot Camp
Apr
3
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Boot Camp

Creative Boot Camp combines inspiration and support with what all of our students have been craving more of: the time to write and the accountability to get it done.

Each class starts using the Amherst Writers & Artists method to clear the mental clutter and get the juices flowing, followed by time to work on individual projects, and concluding with the group accountability that is the trademark of our Finishing School class.

Every writer credits three things to their success: the spark to begin, the time to work, and the support of community. In offering all three, Creative Boot Camp gives writers the regimen to accomplish their writing goals!

Reserve your spot here or sign up for all four classes.

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Creative Boot Camp
Apr
10
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Boot Camp

Creative Boot Camp combines inspiration and support with what all of our students have been craving more of: the time to write and the accountability to get it done.

Each class starts using the Amherst Writers & Artists method to clear the mental clutter and get the juices flowing, followed by time to work on individual projects, and concluding with the group accountability that is the trademark of our Finishing School class.

Every writer credits three things to their success: the spark to begin, the time to work, and the support of community. In offering all three, Creative Boot Camp gives writers the regimen to accomplish their writing goals!

Reserve your spot here.

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Creative Boot Camp
Apr
17
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Boot Camp

Creative Boot Camp combines inspiration and support with what all of our students have been craving more of: the time to write and the accountability to get it done.

Each class starts using the Amherst Writers & Artists method to clear the mental clutter and get the juices flowing, followed by time to work on individual projects, and concluding with the group accountability that is the trademark of our Finishing School class.

Every writer credits three things to their success: the spark to begin, the time to work, and the support of community. In offering all three, Creative Boot Camp gives writers the regimen to accomplish their writing goals!

Reserve your spot here.

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Creative Boot Camp
Apr
24
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Boot Camp

Creative Boot Camp combines inspiration and support with what all of our students have been craving more of: the time to write and the accountability to get it done.

Each class starts using the Amherst Writers & Artists method to clear the mental clutter and get the juices flowing, followed by time to work on individual projects, and concluding with the group accountability that is the trademark of our Finishing School class.

Every writer credits three things to their success: the spark to begin, the time to work, and the support of community. In offering all three, Creative Boot Camp gives writers the regimen to accomplish their writing goals!

Reserve your spot here.

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New Year, New Moxie - 2019
Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

New Year, New Moxie - 2019

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

Keynote speaker (and novelist and writing professor) Sarah Ladipo Manyika joins New York Times bestselling author Ellen Sussman and Moxie Road co-founders Tarja Parssinen and Janine Kovac.

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Choose Your Own Publishing Adventure!
Jan
15
10:30 AM10:30

Choose Your Own Publishing Adventure!

Almost ready to publish? Want to know what your options are?

This two-hour class will be personalized coaching in a small-group setting and will cover the terrain from traditional publishing to hybrid and indie options. We'll  discuss the timeline, hidden costs, and risks as they would affect YOUR book. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 from 10:30am—12:30pm in the Focus Lounge at the Hivery in Mill Valley

Class cost is $75 and enrollment is limited to four participants.

Enroll here.

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January Regenerative Writing Wednesdays
Jan
9
to Jan 23

January Regenerative Writing Wednesdays

Looking for your writer's groove?

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

Perfect for fiction and memoir writers of all levels.

Workshop dates: January 9, 16, and 23 from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Focus Lounge at the Hivery in Mill Valley.

This class is open to six participants. Reserve your spot here.

Want to take the class but can’t commit to all three sessions? We get it. Check out our single-class option.

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The Science of Sharing
Dec
6
12:30 PM12:30

The Science of Sharing

Join Janine and Tarja at the Hivery’s Creativity Circle

Learn basic facts about the brain that demonstrate the link between language and motivation and which problem-solving strategies evoke joy, altruism, gratitude, and kindness.

As seats are limited, advance online registration is required. Free for members. $30 for non-members. All are welcome!

Reserve your spot here.

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November Regenerative Writing Wednesdays
Nov
7
to Nov 28

November Regenerative Writing Wednesdays

Looking for your writer's groove?

It’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and we’ve got a month of Regenerative Writing Wednesdays (and one Monday) to help your word count!

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

Perfect for fiction and memoir writers of all levels.

Workshop dates: November 7, 14, MONDAY 19*, and 28 from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Inspiration Lab at the Hivery in Mill Valley.

* Note that Thanksgiving week we’ll meet on MONDAY, instead of Wednesday.

This class is open to six participants. Reserve your spot here.

Want to take the class but can’t commit to four sessions? We get it. November is a tough month! Check out our single-class option.

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From Brain to Blank Page: Writing at The Pifany
Nov
6
10:00 AM10:00

From Brain to Blank Page: Writing at The Pifany

Looking for your writer’s groove? Join Janine Kovac at the Pifany for a FREE writing workshop using the Amherst Writers and Artists generative writing method. In this two-hour session, we’ll write to prompts that tap into the creative unconscious and help unleash the stories within each of us. You’ll leave inspired, energized, and with the raw material to boost your stories for the next draft. 

Perfect for poets, fiction writers, and memoirists of all levels. 

RSVP at janine@moxieroad.com

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About the Pifany:
The Pifany is a space dedicated to propelling mothers forward in both career and life. We are a company by mothers for mothers, and we believe deeply in the benefits of collective wisdom.

Our goal is to provide a beautiful, safe and inviting workspace where each of our members can thrive. In this space, we work, create, mentor, celebrate triumphs, overcome setbacks, develop business ideas and always, always, pay it forward.

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Finishing School
Nov
2
to Nov 30

Finishing School

Got a project hanging over your head? Come to Finishing School and get it done before the holidays suck away all your free time!

Fridays in November (11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/20* and 11/30) from 10:30 to 12:30pm in the Inspiration Lounge at the Hivery.

* Note that Thanksgiving week, we’ll meet on TUESDAY.

Reserve your spot here!

Class cost of $175 includes a copy of Cary Tennis' FINISHING SCHOOL

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Lit Crawl! Prudes at the Armory Club
Oct
20
5:00 PM17:00

Lit Crawl! Prudes at the Armory Club

Moxie Road returns to Lit Crawl for the second year in a row! We’ll be at the Armory Club where they promise “a night of revelry with the right amount of kink.”

But . . . uh . . . that’s their motto. We’re just along for the ride. Unlock your chastity belt, we're going all the way. Six writers take you on their glorious journeys of awkward sexual awakenings! Swingin’, baby!

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Get 'Er Done: Literary Agent Search
Sep
25
9:00 AM09:00

Get 'Er Done: Literary Agent Search

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Need to get an agent but don't know where to start?

Know where to start but you're hesitant to begin the search?

Ready to start the search but haven't made the time?

Get 'er Done: Literary Agent Search

is a block of two hours for you to come, ask questions and use the power of working in community to look for the literary agent that would be the perfect fit for your writing project. 

FREE

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September Regenerative Writing FRIDAYS!!!!
Sep
7
to Sep 28

September Regenerative Writing FRIDAYS!!!!

Looking for your writer's groove?

Our Regenerative Writing Wednesdays were so successful, we’re adding another class on FRIDAYS! Still at the Hivery, still in the Inspiration Lab. Perfect for fiction and memoir writers of all levels.

Workshop dates: FRIDAYS in September 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Hivery in Mill Valley

This class is open to six participants. Reserve your spot here!

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September Regenerative Writing Wednesdays
Sep
5
to Sep 26

September Regenerative Writing Wednesdays

Looking for your writer's groove?

Our AWA Regenerative Writing Wednesdays comes back to the Inspiration Lab at the Hivery this September!

Our Wednesday series will focus on CHARACTER.

Who’s in your stories? What are they thinking? Who are they? Let’s find out!

Perfect for fiction and memoir writers of all levels.

Workshop dates: September 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Hivery in Mill Valley

This class is open to six participants. Reserve your spot here!

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Scrivener Step-by-Step
Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

Scrivener Step-by-Step

$50

Heard the buzz about Scrivener? This writing software helps you write, organize, revise, compile, print and publish and is easy to use. Honest!

Learn the basics in this two-hour, hands-on workshop with Scrivener groupie Janine Kovac. We’ll cover what you need to know for your writing project PLUS how to use Scrivener’s hidden features. Bring your laptop and learn as you go!

Class cost does not include Scrivener software. FREE TRIAL available here.

Reserve your spot!

Special discount for members of the Marin Writers’ Nest!

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Bring Your Moxie Like a Mother
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

Bring Your Moxie Like a Mother

Celebrate Mother's Day with Moxie's Road's quarterly reading at Kaleidoscope Coffee. Our stellar lineup of readers--Hilary Zaid, Katie Morrell, Mindy Uhrlaub, Virginia Duan, Marianne Lonsdale, Sweta Chawla, Tarja Parssinen, and Janine Kovac--will make you laugh, cry, and appreciate motherhood. 

Brought to you by the directors of Listen To Your Mother San Francisco (ahem, Janine and Tarja). 

Come! Listen! Drink wine! Buy books!

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Stories on Stage Davis: Non-Fiction
Mar
10
7:30 PM19:30

Stories on Stage Davis: Non-Fiction

This month at Stories on Stage Davis's Non-Fiction Night, features author Janine Kovac's memoir, "Spinning: Choreography for Coming Home" and writer Fátima Policarpo's essay "Speak, Body". $10 recommended donation, $5 minimum. Free with Student ID. Doors open at 7:00 PM.

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Regenerative Writing Wednesdays: March Session
Mar
7
to Apr 4

Regenerative Writing Wednesdays: March Session

This class is SOLD OUT!

Our March series will focus on SETTING. Where does your novel, short story, or memoir take place? How does location affect conflict? How do the places in your stories drive  the narrative forward? 

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.

Perfect for fiction and memoir writers of all levels.

Workshop dates: March 7, 14, 21, and 28 and April 4 from 10:30 to 12:30 at the Hivery in Mill Valley.

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Bring Your Moxie To the Mic : Litquake Edition
Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

Bring Your Moxie To the Mic : Litquake Edition

Moxie Road returns to Kaleidoscope Coffee for a special lineup of readers from Litquake's executive committee. Normally, these All-Stars run behind the scenes ensuring that Northern California's largest and oldest lit festival runs smoothly. Tonight we put them in front of the mic. Featuring Lisa Galloway, Davyd Morris, Graham Todd, Gregg Schoenberg and others. 

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

Write Your Book Proposal

This class is sold out!

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!

 

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Regenerative Writing Wednesdays
Jan
31
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.

 

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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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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!

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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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