Poetry ~ Radio-Art ~ Writing ~ Creativity Coaching ~ Storytelling ~ Digital Nomading

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Hi James Navé here.

What's your story?

Do you like to explore close to home or far away? Do you prefer the sea, the mountains, the city, or the desert? What do you think about when you watch the sun rise? 

What questions do you ask? What stories do you tell? Email what's on your mind ⇢

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I'm teaching two workshops at the 2nd Annual Taos Writers Conference coming up Friday-Sunday, July 13-15, 2018. Save the dates.



My 1st workshop is all day on Friday, July 13, 10 am-5 pm: Writing From the Imaginative Storm, an intimate exploration of imagination and form, Click HERE to sign up.

Watch the Imaginative Storm Video ⇢ ⇢ ⇢ ⇢

My 2nd workshop is a half-day on Saturday, July 14, 2-5 pm: Learn By Heart: An Easy Introduction to Memorization, take a confident leap into your heart, mind, and memory, Click HERE to sign up.


Meanwhile, Let's collaborate.

What would you like to do?

Do you have some creative projects you'd like to start and complete? Or . . .

Are you in that time of your life when you're wondering what to do next? Well, tarry no longer. Let's explore how you can achieve what you want and do it on your own terms. Your first session is free. Send me an email and book your hour. I look forward to our conversation.

James Navé a passionate traveler and a compassionate companion to those he meets. I have known and worked with him for over twenty years. His work as a writer, storyteller, teacher, and exemplar is an important force for change.
— Julia Cameron author of The Artist's Way
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When we work together, you'll use Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way as your creativity textbook, The Imaginative Storm writing process as your content generator, and Appreciative Inquiry as your guide along the widening path of your discovering, dreaming, designing, and delivering. 

You'll work with:

1) Narrative = Creating your best stories. 

2) Authority = Expanding your knowledge.

3) Voice = Building your style. 

4) Expansion = Writing, Publishing, Speaking.



Listen to my free podcasts which air each week on WPVMFM 103.7 - Asheville, NC

Twice 5 Miles Radio: Fertile Ground for Conversations Worth Having 

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Fancy podcasts?  If so, click here to listen to my podcast series called Twice 5 Miles Radio. Each show airs three times a week on WPVMFM 103.7, Asheville. I've posted all the shows on Sound Cloud. Some of the podcasts titles include: An Abundance of Creativity with Julia Cameron, Bullets in Wool Nests with Christy Ferrato, Dangerous Waters and other Tall Tales with Cisco Guevara, Riding the Rails of Meditation with Greg Burdulis, On Mercy with Bobbie Sue Nave, My Mother Gave Me Mesopotamia with Jacki Lyden, and Looking for the Forest Finn Treasure with Kayata Luce.  Click here to listen


• MFA in Poetry from Vermont College

• The Taos Poetry Festival Director

• The Taos Storytelling Festival Director

• The LEAF Festival Poetry Slam-Master

• Founder of Poetry Alive! Theater Company

• Host of Twice 5 Miles Radio - WPVMFM

• The Artist's Way Creativity Camp Director, over ten years of  partnership with Julia Cameron

• Founding member of TEDxNewYork Salon

• Memorized more than 600 poems

• Performed over a two thousand shows 

• Workshop director for clients including: Timex; Duke University; National Council of Teachers of English; PepsiCo; the National University of Ireland, Galway; Ogilvy; Outward Bound, Gettliffe Architecture, Boulder; International Schools of Africa; and LKB Executive Coaching Associates, Paris. 

Navé a superb poet and a unique individual full of soul and wisdom: that rare kind you don’t come across very often and when you do, you want to hang around and listen. He gave me the keys to unlock the doors I didn’t dare open. I have a lot to thank him for and anyone who gets an opportunity to work with him should seize it.
— Petra Khashoggi, Novelist

The following performance-reading is a tribute to my mother who left this world at age 93.

Before I could become a best-selling author, I had to become an author. And there is no better coach/advisor/shaman for ‘becoming’ than Navé. I grew with his encouragement, guidance and funnelingmy fog into focus. Nave’s help is practical, unique and gets to the psychological core, removing the clutter in the path to your thoughts. Navé is encouraging in that most helpful sense: he shows you how to find your courage. He has guided me on how to present myself both on the page and on the stage. He’ll remind you that writing is primal fun, going back to that feeling of playing with blocks on the kindergarten floor. Navé is now helping me adopt my poetry for the stage.
— Greg Palast, Best-Selling Author, Investigative Reporter