Alyssa J. O'Brien, Ph.D.

Writer

 

I believe that teachers of writing also need to be active writers.

 

In addition to publishing research articles and textbooks (see research),

I make time to write for my local paper, CoastViews Magazine. 

 

In some small way, I hope that my gift of language can help make the world a brighter place.

Below are links to some of my articles published in CoastViews.

 

 

Lessons from the Heart of Yoga

Walk, bike or drive to Enso yoga studio on a Thursday morning, and you’ll meet a woman whose class is so popular that there’s no room for her to sit down. ...

Women Wave Riders of Half Moon Bay

Women of all ages gather for water time, and the coastline between the jetty and Francis Beach offers places with waves that are perfect for…

 

Painting Human Emotion with Watercolor

“Watercolor reminds me of the spoken word,” says artist and teacher Jennifer Roberts Almodova. ...

 

Stay at a Second Home at the Half Moon Bay Inn

Located in the heart of town, a place that feels like a second home, where guests are cared for like family by the loving...

Feeding the Stomach and the Soul

Step into It’s Italia in Half Moon Bay and enjoy homemade pasta, fresh local fish, meat and pizza in a warm ambiance ...

 

Celebrating the Coast!

Take some time to enjoy what makes the coast of California so spectacular… [special photo essay]

 

Meet Mr. Blue Sky: New Café on the Coast

Blue Sky Farms hosts a nursery, café, jazz on weekends, and friendly advice for sustainable living on the coast ...

Students Respond to Design of Cunha Intermediate School...

There’s a new look to the middle school in Half Moon Bay — and students are talking about it…

 

Women Writers' Conference Celebrates the Ocean ...

Writers will appreciate the new roundtable on savvy strategies for promoting your work, the primer on publishing …

 

Dr. Deborah Penrose: Treating the Whole Patient:

What is the secret to healthy living? The right medical advice, daily practice, or balance between work and play?...

 

 

 

 

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