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Creative writing classes online. Writing, and the idea of discipline.

Writing and the idea of discipline. Information on classes online, beginning early May. I want to suggest a new discipline. I am of course not saying that getting yourself to the desk is not an important part of being a writer. But many of us, for many reasons---including being unsupported in a society that instills… Continue reading Creative writing classes online. Writing, and the idea of discipline.

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Online writing courses and the idea of discipline

I want to suggest a new discipline. I am of course not saying that getting yourself to the desk is not an important part of being a writer. But many of us, for many reasons---including being unsupported in a society that instills competition as a way to art and creativity---have the idea or are somehow… Continue reading Online writing courses and the idea of discipline

Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Beyond writer's block, Character Development, Fictional worlds, Narrators, News; things to look for, Story, Writing love

Beyond Formula: Writing Love Scenes that Support the Story with Spirit, Passion, Grit, and Character Truth: Independent class beginning January 12, 2012!

Dear Writers, I want to talk with you about my independent classes. I continue to teach Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Parts One and Two, with writers.com/writers on the net, as you can see from my last posting. But I have been teaching Finding the Real Story: The… Continue reading Beyond Formula: Writing Love Scenes that Support the Story with Spirit, Passion, Grit, and Character Truth: Independent class beginning January 12, 2012!

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

Creative Writing Classes Online Start January 12. Claiming Our Stories: The Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, at Writers.com

Almost 2012... 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  ---  you know how the beginning of the year is; it is the perfect time to rededicate yourself to bringing your writing forward, going… Continue reading Creative Writing Classes Online Start January 12. Claiming Our Stories: The Power of Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, at Writers.com

Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, Creative Process, Fictional worlds, News; things to look for, Story

Online Classes start again July 14; Claiming Our Stories: Autobiography & Autobiographical Fiction (Writers.com). August writing workshop/retreat at The Leaven Center. And independent story classes coming around again soon….

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 July -- the 14th or 21st, TBA, 2011:  Claiming Our Stories: Working with… Continue reading Online Classes start again July 14; Claiming Our Stories: Autobiography & Autobiographical Fiction (Writers.com). August writing workshop/retreat at The Leaven Center. And independent story classes coming around again soon….

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

Online Classes Start April 21. 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 April 21, 2011:  Claiming Our Stories: Working with the Power of Autobiography and… Continue reading Online Classes Start April 21. Claiming Our Stories: Autobiography and Autobiographical Fiction, at Writers.com

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

Story classes news, and a little story!

Dear Writers, I am gathering a group for another independent online writing workshop. But here is a little incident that happened on the way to putting this on my Facebook page, something put into gear perhaps by the Great Narrator I can't see. I got bold. I got tired. I know what happens in my… Continue reading Story classes news, and a little story!

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Consider this quickly! We are going to Cuba! Writers, Artists, and Filmmakers’ Research Trip to Cuba! April 3-13, 2011

Writers, Artists, and Filmmakers’ Research Trip to Cuba! April 3-13, 2011 Writers, artists, filmmakers, and others will journey to Cuba, April 3-13. The custom-made program includes extensive meetings with Cuban writers, artists, filmmakers, scholars and others—very special opportunities for research and connection with Cuban professionals in your field. The program is designed depending on the research needs and interests of… Continue reading Consider this quickly! We are going to Cuba! Writers, Artists, and Filmmakers’ Research Trip to Cuba! April 3-13, 2011

Contemporary Events, General Writing, Poetry

Unrevised response to January 8th in Arizona

Dear Writers, I was writing about a photo (the link to the photo is at the bottom) that inevitably linked for me to current events: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Child Riding Water Buffalo in Siam 1928:  Questions about the whole picture Anya Achtenberg on Monday, January 10, 2011 You are riding the horns of the moon, quite at… Continue reading Unrevised response to January 8th in Arizona