February 25, 2015
"City Desk" premieres this Friday
I'm joining the panel for Jerry Roberts' new TV show "City Desk" this week to wax ranty about the goings on of the day. Should be a hoot.
Premieres at 8 p.m. Friday on Cox Channel 17 and on the web at www.tvsb.tv
October 16, 2014
Best Columnist 2014
HEY! We did it! Thanks so much for naming me Best Columnist in the Independent's 2014 readers poll. Huge love right back atcha!
May 24, 2014
Starshine at the SB Writers Conference
This is a great Memoir panel I was on last year at the Writers Conference, with three other authors including the delightfully entertaining Jane Heller. Don't worry--I'm not as anxious as I look in the freeze frame.
SBWC: Memoir Writing Panel from Ninety Degrees Media on Vimeo.
February 9, 2014
The 'Broads & Barrels' book launch bash!
Come raise a glass with Starshine to celebrate her new book, Broad Assumptions. Get your copy signed, sip wine, enjoy Georgia's Smokehouse food truck while fierce DJ Darla Bea waxes spintastic — and enter the "Help Starshine Write Her Column" Contest: You write the first and last lines of a hypothetical column, the crowd votes on a favorite, and our author must write THAT column for the following week's Independent! Glory and a gift basket for the winner.
6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 20
Carr Winery, 414 N. Salsipuedes St., Santa Barbara
Help us get a headcount for the party: RSVP on Facebook.
January 26, 2014
December 13, 2013
December 2, 2013
"Broad Assumptions" available for pre-order
October 17, 2013
Best Columnist 2013
January 3, 2013
October 18, 2012
We did it!
August 26, 2011
NEW EVENING CLASS! Make Your Writing *Shine*
June 13, 2011
2011 Women of Achievement Awards Presentation
June 1, 2011
2011 Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon
March 19, 2011
CALM Authors Luncheon
December 10, 2010
Moms Gone Wild!
November 15, 2010
November 11, 2010
Ice Cream Book Launch Party!
October 21, 2010
Best Columnist in SB Reader's Poll
September 21, 2010
Journalism Town Hall at Borders Goleta
August 23, 2010
September Westways Article
August 18, 2010
New UCSB Extension Class
July 29, 2010
SPEAK UP! BE HEARD!
July 13, 2010
"Write There With Ya" radio segments available for download
July 5, 2010
Starshine adds a class!
June 14, 2010
Let me teach you to write!
May 28, 2010
New radio bit on Sunday mornings: "Write There With Ya"
May 24, 2010
"Careening in a Can" article in June Westways
May 12, 2010
Starshine & Friends read for Blind & Dyslexic Recordathon
March 9, 2010
RealMomsGuide did a funny interview with me today.
January 5, 2010
Blog on SheKnows.com
December 24, 2009
Need a FANTASTIC gift for CHEAP?
November 16, 2009
NBC-LA Wants Starshine's book!
November 12, 2009
Starshine speaking and signing at Downtown Borders this Thursday evening
October 19, 2009
Starshine voted 'Best Columnist' in SB Indy Reader's Poll
October 18, 2009
Starshine to moderate "Women's Mysteries" book tea this Sunday
September 25, 2009
Starshine at free book-lovers' event on Friday, Sept. 25
September 2, 2009
'Sin City' column featured in USA Today
August 10, 2009
SB Indy 'Best Of' Readers' Poll 2009
July 25, 2009
Ventura Book Festival, Saturday July 25th
June 28 2009
Sign up for Starshine's popular Writing Class!
May 7, 2009
A Swanky Frilly Affair in Santa Ynez
May 6, 2009
Best Kept Secrets Book Tea
March 11, 2009
Starshine Speaks at SBCC
February 3, 2009
DOUBLE Montecito Book Signing
January 19, 2009
Thousand Oaks Book Signing
January 15, 2009
Writing Class at SBCC
December 28, 2008
Praise from Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
December 22, 2008
The World According to Starshine
December 12, 2008
Pictures of the "Starshine & Cupcakes" Launch Party
December 9, 2008
Hear Starshine on the KTYD Morning Show
December 5, 2008
Watch Starshine on KEYT Channel 3
December 2, 2008
Star to Shine on the Bookshelf
"Your column is the best part of the paper. I read it before I memorize the sports section. Please don't tell anyone, or they may revoke my gender privileges."
March 26, 2015
The Cacophony of Corporate Squawk
March 12, 2015
Girl to Girl with Piper Kerman, Ex-Con
February 26, 2015
Bedtime: An Emotional Odyssey
February 12, 2015
Immune to the Facts?
January 29, 2015
What the Focus This?
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