Women’s Memoir Retreat: Madeline Island School of the Arts

“Because this business of becoming conscious, of being a writer, is ultimately about asking yourself, How alive am I willing to be?” ― Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life “Try to write in a directly emotional way, instead of being too subtle or oblique. Don’t be afraid of your material or yourContinue reading “Women’s Memoir Retreat: Madeline Island School of the Arts”

Grateful for the Words: Giving Thanks Day Four (30 Days of Thanks)

“Writers live twice.” —Natalie Goldberg   It’s not an easy story to tell, this life of mine, this journey I am living out now and the paths I have crossed long ago. Despite the trials, I’m surviving and often, I think, thriving even with new challenges thrown my way. This intricate, complex life of mineContinue reading “Grateful for the Words: Giving Thanks Day Four (30 Days of Thanks)”