The Way of Story: The Craft & Soul of Writing


Craft alone is not enough.

The Way of Story is an integrative approach to writing all forms of narrative, illustrated with evocative insights from the author’s own professional journey. It is the integration of both solid craft and experiential inner discovery that makes this writing book unique.

No other writing book offers the solid craft to guarantee a good story along with the intangible inner dimensions of writing. This book is a rare gift to writers. It feeds the soul of a writer and provides practical tips on making a successful commercial script.


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Meet The Author

Cathrine Ann Jones is an award-winning writer whose films include The Christmas Wife (Jason Robards), Unlikely Angel (Dolly Parton), Angel Passing (Hume Cronyn, Calista Flockhart) which screened at Sundance and went on to win fifteen awards, and the TV series, Touched by an Angel. Ten of her plays, including Calamity Jane and On the Edge, have been produced both in and outside of New York City.

Winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Award among others, Ms. Jones, a Fulbright Scholar, has served on the writing faculties of The New School University(NYC), University of Southern California (L.A.), Pacifica Graduate Institute, and the Esalen Institute. Ms. Jones lives in Ojai, lectures internationally and serves as a story and script consultant.