New Year’s resolutions are great to make, but sometimes you need inspiration to get you going. For anyone whose resolutions include writing, there’s no better jolt in the North Bay than the Jumpstart Writing Workshop
, returning this week after taking the last month off. All you have to do is bring a notebook and pen, and workshop leaders will get you writing with a variety of prompts to ignite the imagination. Whether you’re looking to write fiction, memoir or poetry, this weekly gathering will kick your creativity into gear on Mondays, beginning Jan. 8, at Copperfield’s Books, 140 Kentucky St., Petaluma. 6:30pm. $15 per week. 707.762.0563.