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Revive Your Writing Workshop: What I Learned

Yesterday, I held the Revive Your Writing! Workshop at c4Yourself Gallery. I’m hoping those of us who became a small community for a couple of hours came away from the day with something good, whether about themselves or their writing. Here’s what I came away with. Writers are generous: In reading aloud the results of our writing … Continue reading

Value in Writing Prompts?

I love writing prompts (or exercises or timed writings or writing practice, if you prefer). There’s great value in allowing yourself the freedom to follow your thoughts and the words appearing before you on the page as you write based on the prompt. The value, beyond the fun of creating something new, exercises can also be … Continue reading

The Value of Writers’ Workshops

I wonder why many writers don’t attend workshops. The cost? Self-doubt? Lack of commitment? No babysitter? Hard to say. Maybe it’s some combination of all the reasons mentioned above. More likely, each individual has his or her own reasons. I’m not prepared to spend the countless hours required to consider every potential possibility in trying to find the answer. I am … Continue reading

Finding the Rest Room

Busy-ness with business. An apt description of this past week, and next week, and the week after that. Besides my current 40-hour-a-week day job, I’ve been working on an editing job for a new client. It’s taken some time, probably more than I originally thought (which is good; she likes what I’m doing with it … Continue reading