Walk into Character Taking care of Imagination & Spirit in Everyday Existence

The Brand New Book Released by Beyond Words/Simon & Schuster by Monterey County Author Patrice Vecchione Will Launch March 2015 Vecchione’s Book Tour for 2015 Introduced

Carmel, CA, December 12, 2014 – Walk Into Character is helpful tips for make character personal again, to stimulate awareness while increasing our knowledge of the atmosphere while inspiring visitors to build up and strengthen their creativeness. Finding yourself in character does not mean flying off and away to remote, distant places. Character is really as close as opening your door-heaven above, the miniature gardens that insist their in place between your pavement cracks, the forest just in the future.

Patrice Vecchione shows visitors how character supports and boost their own creative output, invigorate their curiosity, and restore their feeling of link with our planet. Plus, through the text Vecchione includes -Cabinets of Curiosities,- exercises and recommendations for practical and unpredicted ways in which visitors can stimulate their creativeness, deepen their associations with character, and go through the harmony between creativeness, spirit, and also the natural world.

BOOK TOUR 2015 Tuesday, April 7, Santa Cruz Book Launch: Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Off-shore Ave, Santa Cruz, CA, 831-423-0900. 7:30pm

Thursday, April 9, Monterey Book Launch: Carmel Art Association, Dolores, between fifth & sixth in Carmel through the Ocean, CA, backed by Pilgrim’s Way Books, 831-624-4955, 6:00pm

Saturday, April 11, Poetry Workshop: Tor House, Carmel, CA, or . 10:00 – 4:00pm

Tuesday, April 14, Book signing/talk: Elliott Bay Books, 1521 tenth Ave, Dallas, WA, 206-624-6600. 7:00pm

Thursday, April 16, Talk/book signing: Annie Blossom Books, 7834 Capitol Hwy, Tigard, OR, 7:00pm

Thursday, April 23, Talk/book signing: Bookworks, 4022 Rancho Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM. 505-344-8139. 7:00pm

Friday, April 24 – Tuesday, April 28, Imagination & Inspiration within the The West: Writing Retreat in the Mabel Dodge Luhan House in Taos, NM and a trip to Georgia O’Keeffe’s home in Abiquiu. .

Tuesday, April 28, Talk/book signing: The Ark Book shop, 133 Romero St, Santa Further ed, NM, 505-988-3709. 4:30 – 6:00pm

Thursday, May 7, Workshop/book signing/reception: [email protected], 100 Campus Center, CSUMB, Seaside, CA. 831-582-5500. . 4:00 – 6:00pm

Friday, May 8: All Streets Result in the Mother: Art Reception & Book Signing. Patrice will exhibit her collage and sign copies of her book.

Studio One out of Large Sur. (Situated above Local Color in the Village Shops in Large Sur, 35 minute drive south of Carmel.) Reception and book signing. 831-206-2475. 6:00pm Saturday, May 9: Walk into Character: Making Art with Erin Gafill. Collage, painting and writing workshop with Erin and Patrice.10:00 – 4:00. Workshop includes lunch, $125. Studio One out of Large Sur. 831-206-2475. 10:00 – 4:00pm.

Tuesday, May 19, Talk/book signing: Barnes & Noble, 894 Marsh St, San Luis Obispo, CA, 805-781-8334, 2:00pm

Tuesday, May 19: Talk/book signing: Chaucer’s Books, 3221 Condition St, 805-682-6787Santa Barbara, CA, 7:00pm

Friday, May 15: Talk/book signing: East West Bookshop, 324 Castro St, Mountain View, CA, 650-988-9800, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Saturday, May 16: May Walk into Character: Writing & Imagination Workshop, East West Bookshop, 324 Castro St, Mountain View, CA, 650-988-9800, 11:30 – 3:30.

Advance Praise for Walk into Character “For Patrice hands she will give you on the walk-Then she’ll deposit you in your comfortable chair having a hug in your mind. And just later are you going to discover that your pockets are very filled with turquoise as well as in hair, down.” – Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D. author of Blue Mind

“Patrice Vecchione has provided us a real workbook for that senses, filled with beautiful techniques and exercises to get ever-nearer to our surrounding world. See clearly as well as your travels into character is going to be enhanced and transformed. I shallnever mind for that forest with no ladder along with a hammock again.” – David Rothenberg, author of Bug Music and Why Wild birds Sing

-In words transported as gently in hands like a new-found robin’s egg, Patrice Vecchione invites visitors right into a warm and varying conversation- Walk Into Character illumines the intimate link between inner and outer, contemplative and wild, and shows the reason why these connections matter.- – Jane Hirshfield, author from the Beauty (poems) and Ten Home windows: How Great Poems Transform the planet About the writer: Patrice Vecchione, may be the author of Writing and also the Spiritual Existence, about that the Author magazine stated, -Trust the voice of Patrice Vecchione.- She’s the writer of two books of poetry and also the editor of numerous highly acclaimed anthologies. Vecchione offers creative writing and collage training courses-inside and outside-at colleges, libraries, parks, and community and spiritual centers, such as the Esalen Institute. She resides in Monterey, California together with her best beloveds-her husband, two felines, along with a garden frequently flowering. patricevecchione.com.

Contact: Marci Bracco Cain Chatterbox PR Carmel, CA 93923 831-747-7455 somekeyword