A Succession of Nows: The Writing Craft of James Balestrieri

Crafting a believable story is no small feat. Character, plot, subtext, conflict, dialogue, setting, detail: these are just a few of the elements that make up a believable but fictitious world. The art and craft of writing can, at times, be a slow and painstaking process—and at other times a seemingly channeled slew of words that come as an outpouring so quickly that fingers and pen can hardly keep up. Each writer has their own personal process, perhaps by way of a schedule or series of rituals, an unplanned meet-cute with the muse, or a deliberate pairing of pen and paper in an intimate way that draws forth word after word. If ever you've had a conversation with a writer who truly knows their craft (or you yourself are a writer), you already know that writing is a delicate process. That craft is essential for the work to convey what it intends to convey is unquestionable. And art, then, becomes the specific...
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Who is Kristina Walsh?

Kristina Walsh is a clairvoyant psychic and trance medium healer active in the community for over 20 years and then the radio waves found her. Kristina has appeared many times on “Seeing Beyond” with Bonnie Coleen 1450 KEST, San Francisco, to discuss meditation techniques and psychic experiences. Kristina has continued on the airwaves recording half hour meditations on BlogTalkRadio's meditation circle covering such topics as your own spiritual team, DNA healing techniques, deep trance and out of body meditations incorporating the energy of the planets. Kristina embarked on a new show called Surfing the Psychic Waves in 2009 and hosts the show from Soundcloud, and podcasts to iTunes. Her latest radio highlight is at SFNradio.com, where she hosts "High Frequency," a show that  presents an array of spirited interviews with artists, musicians, actors, writers, directors and more, bringing her signature positivity and inquiring mind to every interview. Kristina’s awareness of her clairvoyant abilities began at a very young age, and in her early 20s, she wrangled...
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