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CWC Mt. Diablo Presents: Kevin Fisher-Paulsen

February 11 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm PST

Kevin Fisher-Paulson is a weekly columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle.

He studied writing at the University of Notre Dame, with additional coursework at the University of Iowa.  He has written two books, A Song for Lost Angels (Benjamin Franklin finalist), and How We Keep Spinning… and an essay by him was included in When Love Lasts Forever by Pilgrim Press.

His writings have also appeared in the National AIDS Theater Festival and ODC Next Wave.  He has contributed to National Public Radio.

When not writing, Kevin lives in the outer, outer, outer, outer Excelsior with his husband, two sons, and ever-changing number of dogs.

Honoring the Creative Self

Kevin Fisher-Paulsen

“Every breath we take changes us. Every word we utter changes the world.”

Embrace Creativity:                

  • Creativity is a marathon, not a sprint, and you have to train your body, spirit and mind how to run that long race.  Kevin will give you a few exercises in which to build your creative muscles.
  • Creativity relies on inspiration, perspiration and desperation.  Kevin talks about how not to get in the way of that which can inspire you.
  • Creativity requires a commitment to what you believe and the story you have to tell.  Kevin will guide people to find their story, and to cherish it.


  • 11:00 – Check-In 
  • 11:15 – Writers Table*
  • 12:00 – Buffet Lunch
  • 12:35 – Business Meeting 
  • 1:00 – Speaker