Move Your Pen and Open Your Mind

Small, seriously fun memoir classes in Boulder, Denver & afield

About Lisa

In 2003, I wrote a story for Smithsonian magazine that changed my life. It was a profile of the most astonishing person I’ve ever met — Stanford Addison, a quadriplegic Northern Arapaho horse gentler and traditional healer who lived on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. His place became my second home for nearly [more…]

Fall Classes

I’ve got a Wednesday morning Heroine’s Journey class planned for the fall, plus a mid-September intensive. Wednesday morning Heroine’s Journey Join author and teacher Lisa Jones for the Heroine’s Journey weekly class, to be held in Boulder on Wednesday mornings from 9-11:30,  Sept. 16 thru Dec. 16* (there will be NO class on 11/25, which is the Wed. before Thanksgiving.) Suitable for [more…]


Forget about being clever or educated or persuasive or having a great vocabulary. Quit trying to look so cheerful, so victorious, so worthy. Become a humble servant of your own truth, and your writing will become a vital force for healing, because once our truths are known and witnessed and no one in the room [more…]