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IONE is a dedicated educator and counselor who specializes in dreams and the creative process, she conducts seminars and retreats throughout the world. She is the Director of the Ministry of Maåt, Inc a spiritual organization specializing in women and community with goals of world harmony and balance. She currently facilitates a writing collective; Memory, Secrets and Immortality, a crucible for the furthering of deeply personal work.
IONE is a noted author, playwright and poet whose works include the critically acclaimed memoir, Pride of Family Four Generations of American Women of Color, Listening in Dreams and This is a Dream! Her recent book of texts and poems is entitled: Nile Night: Remembered Texts from the Deep.
She is the playwright and director of Njinga the Queen King and the dance opera Io and Her and the Trouble with Him and director and writer of Dreams of the Jungfrau, a 20 minute experimental narrative film shot high in the Swiss Alps.
As a journalist, Ione has written for numerous publications including The Village Voice,(Freq.Contr),Essence( Contr. editor),Vogue,Gannet Chain,Ambassador Magazine,Oggi, Chronogram and others.
Ione is also an improvising spoken word performer and sound artist who performs regularly in the United States and Internationally. She is also the Artistic Director of Deep Listening Institute, Ltd.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
Facebook: Carole ione
Pride of Family
Ministry of Maat
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Pride of Family Four Generations of American Women of Color, Listening in Dreams and This is a Dream! Her recent book of texts and poems is entitled: Nile Night: Remembered Texts from the Deep.
IONE now in NEW YORK DIARIES 1609-2009 Edited by Teresa Carpenter, Modern Library, NY
Earlier Anthologies: Women's Diaries - Ballantine Books
Hot Flashes; Women writers on Change of Life
IONE is the playwright and director of Njinga the Queen King and the dance opera Io and Her and the Trouble with Him, The Lunar Opera; Deep Listening For_tunes. She is also director and writer of Dreams of the Jungfrau, a 20 minute experimental narrative film shot high in the Swiss Alps.
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir, Plays, Journalism, Blog Posts, Lit Crit
Services I offer to other writers:
I offer personal writing and coaching services to writers of all genres, (including memoir,fiction and experimental forms) with an emphasis on deeply personal work. As a counselor with over 25 years experience of specializing in women's issues, I also bring my skills as a therapist to a process that often entails writing about self and family. I specialize in nurturing creativity and accessing modes of inspiration. Utilizing, conversation, meditative journaling, guided meditations, women's work is nurtured from pre-conception to birth.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
I facilitate the writing group: Memory, Secrets and Immortality & Women's Mysteries: For Women who want to go Deeper
My professional associations:
Poets and Writers, Inc.
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"I agree that the cover ought to offer a bit of advance warning because those two reader groups: sweet romance and erotic romance, are diametrically-opposed! Did you have any input into the cover? I'm with 3 publishers and all of…"