Monthly: presided over CWC meetings.
12/31 – New Year’s Eve Happy Dance with KRS-10
12/17 – Hosted CWC Holiday Open Mic
11/16 – Hosted Writing Retreat @ Rancho Deluxe
11/5 – “How to Give Out Zorgos Awards” on ACES Too High
10/15 ZORGOS DAY! Completion celebration & awards ceremony for The Zorgos Project
3 times: With a Flourish, introductory class for The Flourishing Artist.
June: Began teaching Zumba at Rossmoor
6/18 – Elected president of California Writer Club Berkeley Branch after OBF
6/17 – Fiction Author Panel at Barnes & Noble, Emeryville
4/7 – The Spiritual Side of ADHD and Hoarding published in ADDitude Magazine online.
4/8 – Received certificate in applied Positive Psychology from The Flourishing Center
4/13 – Writing Retreat @ Rancho Deluxe
4/22 – Read Ted’s Tender Trophy at Full of Crow: The Spring Murder
4/29 – Pilot program for The Flourishing Artist
April: Life in the Fast Brain discontinued at ADDitude Mag; reprints to Awesomeness Development & Happiness Directive
1/24: YES Conference, SF, presenter, “Homemade Hybrid”
10/19 – Parenting’s troubled history: Why changing family patterns is our most important work published on Aces Too High & syndicated madly
10/18 – Published The Zorgos Project: A Discussion Guide for The Bullying Antidote
7/23 – Organized & Emcee’d California Writers Club State-Wide Picnic (with open mic and literary cake contest) in Joaquin Miller Park & To Build a Fire with The Heart of the Muse. Performed song, Joaquin Miller (Went Walkin’).
7/16 – Choreographed comedic “Culturally Insensitive Siamese Twins ‘Sing and Sang Song’ Do a Little Dance” for the 1920’s Circus Picnic in Tilden Park. (With Leah Vass.)
6/14 – “On Zorgos” presentation to Kiwanis Club of Berkeley
6/11 – Why I Wrote a Male Fairy Godmother essay published in The Good Men Project
6/5 – Author appearance at Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley (CWC booth)
5/22 – “By a Waterfall” Choreographed and performed with the DecoBelles for dedication of Birds of Lake Merritt murals by Cleo Villet at the Bellevue Club
5/4 – The Souls of Her Feet bookstore launch at Laurel Bookstore
4/1 – Take a Walk in My Scarpa in Synchronized Chaos
3/19 – Reading at Liminal Center, Oakland + The Souls of Her Feet SHOE SALON™ at SoleSpace
2/19 – co-produced Pearls Before Wine at The Heart of the Muse at Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda
2/4 – Go Idle Free talk to Girl Scout Troop 31339
1/19 – Read first excerpt from Mirror Imag(in)e at Get Lit #8, Ale Industries/Nomadic Press
11/25 – Fundraising wrap-up for The Zorgos Project at Lake Chalet
11/24 & 11/24 – spoke to Kiwanis Club about The Zorgos Project
10/31 – Una Pulmonis reads The Sleach at Heart of the Muse pop-up at Impact Hub Blood Drive.
10/15 Your Writing Exercise is … Exercise! on Writer’s Fun Zone
9/25 – Presented Inside the Mills Revolution for the 25th Anniversary of the Student Strike, in partnership with the makers of The Untitled Mills Strike Documentary. Audience read-along!
9/9 – Book Launch party for The Souls of Her Feet paperback!
7/11 – Read Not Just a Fairytale; Maybe a Dream Come True graphic narrative from The Reason She Left at Laurel Bookstore for BeastCrawl 2015.
4/10 – The Bullying Antidote teleseminar @ Oakland Tech Parent University
4/26 – Zumbathon 2014 at Oakland Tech
5/19 Zumbathon at Oakland Tech with Jackie Broussard
5/30 – Launched Fairy Tale Reality site
11/20 – opened for Karen Joy Fowler with The Reason She Left at the California Writers’ Club meeting.
11/27 – Tabled at the Rock Paper Scissors East Bay ‘Zine Fest with creative Kristi Holohan at 924 Gilman, where Green Day put in their 10,000 hours.
11/1 – Wrote new lyrics for St. John’s College fight song.
10/21 – Letter to the Editor about #Occupy, Oakland Tribune
10/20 – Assertiveness and Self-Esteem Workshop with Louise Hart at Mills College (Witches not Bitches)
10/19 – Launched Little Old Legacies blog
10/15 – article about me and my mom in the Montclarion and other Hills newspapers
10/1 – The Reason She Left book launch on the fringe of Litquake! Presented at “Local Literary Lights” in the Laurel sponsored by Laurel Bookstore at Fruitvale Presbyterian Church; partied afterwards at Isotope Comics Lounge, SF.
9/24 – Hosted Mills Reunion Writer’s Café – Mills Tea Shop
July issue of The Monthly: The Comeback Cartoonist interview with Kristen by Paul Kilduff
June/July issue of Natural Solutions Magazine: Beauty at Every Age article
6/25 – Finished the book trailer for Perfectly Revolting just before heading to the east coast…
5/4-6/4 – Goodreads Book Giveaway for Perfectly Revolting
12/23 – Ballet cartoon appears (cover) in Bend issue of Rudolf’s Diner.
6/11 – Book signing for Perfectly Revolting at A Great Good Place for Books
5/27 – Book signings at Dimond Curves AND Laurel Bookstore.
4/25 Performed “Joaquin Miller (went walkin’)” at Friends of Joaquin Miller Park inaugural gathering.
3/14 Publicity kick-off for Perfectly Revolting. A fabulous tea party with “dramatic cartoon readings” at Mills College. (See photo/essay here)
2/10 Drop Everything And Read day at Sequoia Elementary School in Oakland. Read the unfolding story of Little Pig’s Busy Day with the help of kindergarteners and 2nd graders. (See photo/news here).
8/4 Staged reading of The Souls of Her Feet at Playwright’s Horizons in NYC
Collaborated with Louise Hart on new book proposal
12/1 Atomic Comic published in ROCK issue of Rudolf’s Diner.
9/1 Five Furry Friends essay published in FIVE issue of of Rudolf’s Diner.
7/18 Deconstructing the Deco Diet Lecture for the Art Deco Society at Hotel Rex in SF
5/5 Performed Joaquin Miller (went Walkin’) at Joaquin Miller Park
3/27 Homemade Hybrid-The 10-Second Rule on Celsias.org
12/1 Myth America published in FACE issue of Rudolf’s Diner
11/14 Deconstructing the Deco Diet” – lecture for Miami Design Preservation League, Miami Beach (see below)
10/1 Deconstructing the Deco Diet published in TABLE issue of Rudolf’s Diner
7/31 Performed Joaquin Miller (went Walkin’) at Woodminister Amphitheater in Joaquin Miller Park
6/21 Debuted Joaquin Miller (went Walkin’) at first annual Dimond Celebration, Oakland, CA
4/1 Deconstructing the Deco Diet article published in The Sophisticate (see below)
Quarterfinalist in the 2006 in the Writer’s Network screenplay & fiction competition for Shoes, a Mirror, and a Big Pink Rose..