Writing and Diversity – The Hague

With clients from all areas of the globe, different nationalities, different ethnicities, both genders, all sexual preferences, and most socio-economic groups, Art of Storytelling’s founder Caroline Allen is proud to be co-presenting a literary event at The Hague in the Netherlands in March. Not only have we delved into the creativity of people from most […]

“Who Do You Think You Are?” The Top 5 Blocks For Writers

The book coaching process, especially at the beginning, can be a very safe space. The coach is there to nurture the new writer, to allow experimentation, offer inspiration, provide support, and pass on constructive advice. We aim to OPEN the writer, and that only happens with unconditional love for the person and the creative process. […]

First novel, Earth, to Launch February 19, 2015

My first novel, Earth, is being published by Seattle’s Booktrope, and the official launch is this Thursday, Feb. 19th. Join our mailing list on my website, carolineallen.com, and be entered to win a couple of fun promo prizes. I’m a visual artist and metaphysical coach (besides being a fiction writer) and you could win a […]

The Ecology of Hierarchical Thinking

Watercolor landscape, http://www.carolineallen.com A month ago, a friend gave me a packet of lettuce seeds and I sprinkled them in the garden. I was just admiring the tiny lettuce leaves springing up and for some reason turned to thoughts of hierarchical thinking. In a hierarchy, the seedlings might well be seen as less than the […]

How Can I Stay in the Light When the World is so Dark?

Besides being owner of Art of Storytelling and a novelist at CarolineAllen.com, I’m also a metaphysical coach, and I do readings for people all over the world. What follows is a reading channeled for all of us. Passenger planes shot down, bombings in Palestine and Israel, children sent over national borders by desperate mothers trying to […]

February Writing Workshop: Creative Writing 101 E-Course

Enrollment Now Open! Explore your Personal Mythology. Align with your higher creativity. Excavate your authentic voice.  Life-changing. Unique. Profound. Moving. These are just some of the words used to describe the radical writing e-course, Creative Writing 101. Now open for enrollment for a workshop beginning February 6th, this is a seven-week course taken from the privacy of your […]

Writing the Expat Novel

Assisi, Italy, http://www.carolineallen.com   I’m working on a series of four novels, EARTH, AIR, FIRE and WATER, two of which are expat novels (stories set in foreign countries). In EARTH, my protagonist is rooted to a farm in America. In AIR, she floats above the culture in the Orient. In FIRE, her ego is burned […]