The Spirit Within

What People Are Saying About


“From the perspective of a Hollywood studio executive, I am blown away by the wisdom and heart legendary acting teacher, Jocelyn Jones, imparts in her book. Artist is a roadmap of how to become a brilliant human being. This book is as thrilling and inspiring as Steven Press field’s classic, The War of Art and should be a staple in any classroom encouraging creativity and imagination”

DAVID PAUL KIRKPATRICKFormer President of Paramount Pictures, and former Production Chief of Walt Disney Studios

“I feel the same excitement and enthusiasm as when I read The Artist’s Way over thirty years ago. Artist is elevating—as if channeled through an ascended master while grounded with a best friend.”

DAVID KNOLLERProducer, director, four-time Golden Globe nominee, two-time Emmy Award nominee, three-time NAACP Image Award winner, Critics Choice Award winner and an AFI Award winner

Artist is the definitive look at the life and creation of the artist within you. Being an artist is a daily practice, and this book gives you the tools to embrace that life. It is a tribute to the soul of the artist and their creative process. Take the journey with Jocelyn Jones. It’s worth it!”

MICHAEL PRESSMANProducer, director, writer, two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner

“I’ve never met anyone who loves artists the way Jocelyn does. She saw my heart and opened me up to it. Artist will open your heart too—and lead you to the artist inside. Enjoy the journey!”

LEAH REMINIActress, New York Times Best Selling author, producer, two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner, PGA Award winner

 Artist is a gift to your body, mind, and soul! Being a student of Jocelyn’s for over twenty years, I can tell you, you’ll want to put her lessons into action immediately. I absolutely love this book!”

LANA PARRILLAActress, director, two-time TV Guide Award winner, Teen Choice Award winner, and ALMA Award winner

“Staggering! Jocelyn Jones inspires us all with her wisdom, spirit, artistry and life!”

PENNY FULLERPrimetime Emmy winner and two-time Tony Award nominee

“As a teacher of both acting and living, Jocelyn’s guidance has influenced almost every aspect of my life. She’s like an angel lighting the way. I am blessed to have been her student and so happy she is sharing this book with us. Artist is a gift!”

KELLY RUTHERFORDActress (Melrose Place and Gossip Girl)

“This book is amazing! In sharing her life’s journey, Jocelyn makes us acutely aware of our own unique gifts. She offers invaluable tools. Tools that help us live in the now, tools that help us manifest our heart’s desire—and the tools that help us realize how fulfilled we are when we live our lives in gratitude. I love, love, love this book.”

MIMI MAYNARDProducer, casting director, and actress