Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Beyond writer's block, Creative Process, Fictional worlds, General Writing, News; things to look for, Story

Online Classes Start January 11. Claiming Our Stories: Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, at Writers.com

Dear Writers, Looking for a place to push your work to the next step? Do it online with me and a group of varied and dedicated writers, at Writers.com. I will again be teaching 2 classes online for writers.com/writers on the net, beginning Jan. 11, 2011:  Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and… Continue reading Online Classes Start January 11. Claiming Our Stories: Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, at Writers.com

News; things to look for, Travel

Writers and artists and filmmakers and educators’ journeys to Cuba! And please read the article at The View from the Loft!

Here is the latest nutshell of news about the upcoming trips to Cuba for writers and others folks in the arts: 2011 Writers, Artists, and Filmmakers Research Delegations to Cuba! February 12-20, and April, 2011. Groups of writers, visual artists, filmmakers, educators, others, will be going to Cuba, February 12-20, and early April 2011, exact… Continue reading Writers and artists and filmmakers and educators’ journeys to Cuba! And please read the article at The View from the Loft!

Beyond writer's block, General Writing, News; things to look for

Writing and hard times; choices and blessings

Dear Friends, This is a quick note, about money and writing and what moves to the center of things. Times are hard, no? economically as well as in many ways. And, somehow, more and more writers are finding their way to me, as clients working with me individually, as participants in online classes. It surprises… Continue reading Writing and hard times; choices and blessings

Creative Process, News; things to look for

Critique Classes for Writers, Online, beginning November 9, 2010

Dear Friends, Do you have a book in progress? A project developing that you are writing in fairly regularly? A manuscript that is sitting and wanting to be brought back to life, developed, finished? I have been doing this work with writers in many formats for a very long time! A session of my online… Continue reading Critique Classes for Writers, Online, beginning November 9, 2010

Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, News; things to look for

Online classes start September 14, 2010, Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction

Just a quick announcement to let you know that I will again be teaching 2 classes online for writers.com/writers on the net, beginning September 14, 2010:  Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction. Part One and Part Two. These are both 10 week courses for writers of both memoir/creative nonfiction and fiction.… Continue reading Online classes start September 14, 2010, Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction

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Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World Workshop, at Leaven Retreat Center in Michigan, Aug. 5-9!

Dear Writers, I will be teaching, in partnership with Demetria Martinez, this August at the Leaven Center in Michigan, as every summer for the last 6 years. Ah, heaven. August 5-9. Re-Dream a Just World: Writing and Social Change, with Anya Achtenberg and Demetria Martinez. For information and registration, please see:  http://www.leaven.org/upcoming.htm#redream I am extremely pleased… Continue reading Writing for Social Change: Re-Dream a Just World Workshop, at Leaven Retreat Center in Michigan, Aug. 5-9!

General Writing, News; things to look for

Classes online; workshop this summer; facebook?

June 13, 2010 Just a quick announcement to let you know that I will again be teaching online for writers.com/writers on the net, session  for Part One beginning June 15, 2010, and session for Part Two beginning June 22nd, 2010:  Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction. Part One and Part… Continue reading Classes online; workshop this summer; facebook?

Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Beyond writer's block, Fictional worlds, Story

Overwhelming. This year. In its watery infancy of March….Story is powerful.

Dear Writers, If I asked you to list the 10 events that have affected you most deeply in the past months since the new year entered or we entered the new year, in your immediate sphere, in your family, in this country, in another, in your love life, in your children's lives, in your art, down… Continue reading Overwhelming. This year. In its watery infancy of March….Story is powerful.

Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Beyond writer's block, Creative Process, News; things to look for, Story

Announcing online critique groups for developed writers in fiction and memoir, with Anya Achtenberg

Claiming and Polishing the Power of Our Stories: Intensive critique classes online in fiction and memoir.  (10 weeks) Begins February 2, 2010! Classes every other week for 10 weeks. This is an advanced writers' workshop open both to writers who have studied with me, or those who have not but are invited to participate after… Continue reading Announcing online critique groups for developed writers in fiction and memoir, with Anya Achtenberg

Creative Process, News; things to look for, Travel

Cuba Trip: One life-changing, art-opening, mind-opening, announcement.

2010 Writers and Artists Research Delegation to Cuba! January 3-11, 2010. A group of writers, visual artists, educators and others will be going to Cuba January 3-11. We will stay in Old Havana, as well as visit nearby Matanzas province and Varadero Beach. We will meet with Cuban writers, artists, filmmakers, architects and others, and… Continue reading Cuba Trip: One life-changing, art-opening, mind-opening, announcement.