Getting to Work: Tips, Tools and Touchstones for a Writing Life
March 11 & 18, 2020 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | The Studios of Key West, Key West, Florida
Every writer knows the hardest thing about writing is actually sitting down and writing. Distractions and obstacles abound—both internal and external—stealing time and creative energy. In this workshop, we’ll identify common problems that keep us from writing and learn how stay inspired, productive and committed to our work.
Writing Your Spiritual Journey
Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 2-4 p.m. | Unity of the Keys, Key West, Florida
Writing can be a spiritual practice, a deeply soulful way of exploring our faith, our doubts, our longing for connection with spirit. In this afternoon workshop, we will trace the steps of your own spiritual journey using the practice of writing as an invitation to deepen engagement with the sacredness our lives. You’ll come away with a renewed sense of your connection to the divine within and without.
Suggested donation: $25
The Writer’s Path
The 2020 International Women’s Writing Guild , 43rd Annual Summer Conference
July 25-27, 2020 (Full conference July 25-30) | 10:15-11:45 a.m. | Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts
Join me at the International Women’s Writing Guild Conference in Beverley, Massachusetts for an incredible week of writing, art-making and connection in a space that honors and celebrates women’s voices. You will be dance. You will play. You will write. Expect to be inspired!
Attend one day, three days or all five days.
I’ll be teaching three separate workshops which together make up “The Writer’s Path” on July 25th, 26th and 27th. We’ll will focus on getting the writing done and out into the world and discuss the inner and outer challenges faced to produce work, fine tune it and find a home for it.
July 25th: Getting It Done: Tips, Tools and Tricks for Coming Back to the Writing
July 26th: Revision and Refining: Learning to “Re-see” Your Work
July 27th: Submission: the Art of Rejection and Resilience
Associated Writing Programs, “From Memoir to #Me Too”
March 27–30, 2019 | Portland, Oregon
Diving Into the Wreck: Writing about Loss, Trauma and other Difficult Subjects
April 6, 2019 | 1:30–4 p.m. | The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Have you wanted to write about subjects such as loss, shame and trauma but are unsure how to proceed? In this woman-only workshop, we’ll follow Adrienne Rich’s poem “Diving Into the Wreck” as a guide to use the tools of persona, voice and memory to mine the rich territory of our most deeply held experiences. By the end of this two session workshop, you will have generated material transforming emotionally charged experience into the beginnings of powerful essays, poems and memoir projects.
All levels. Enrollment limited to women and woman-identified persons.
Writing the Goddess Within: Finding Our Stories Through Feminine Archetypes
July 13–18, 2019 | Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
International Women’s Writing Guild Summer Writers Conference 2019
Join me and the amazing women writers of the IWWG for a week-long immersion into writing, art, body celebration and more. My workshop will explore ancient archetypes such as the Maiden, the Mother, the Crone—and their associated Goddesses—and use their inspiration to write our own tales of the mythic journey of being a woman.