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Story: Helena Writes #42: On opening the images and memories we carry
[I began] opening the images I carried with me to find the experience, the meaning, the feeling, the story...As I wrote them, they became...the story of my first-generation American family...
Write and Release: Full moon ritual for writers Feb '22
Teneice Durrant is back this February full moon with a tarot reading and a writing ritual for releasing creative blocks. Writers, express without fear!
Reject writer's block. Read it aloud.
If you haven’t written anything yet, what you have at your disposal is your mind. If you've written something but don’t know how to revise or improve it, what you have at your disposal is your voice.
Photo writing prompt contest: February '22
Tell us about something ancient. Something that persists and has become stronger over time. Consider how nature preserves objects and impressions of the physical world...
What is a prose poem?
The prose poem form actually began in Japan in the 17th century, is evident in the work of French writers in the mid-1800’s, and regained popularity with the Beat Poets in the 1950’s and ‘60’s...
Children's story: Helena Writes #41: On explaining the infinity of numbers through children’s stories
“Ticked Off!” captured my imagination. It felt like a title for a children’s book. I thought of a clock. Then the story opened to me...
Write and release: Full moon ritual for writers Jan '22
Teneice Durrant, creator of Tenth Fox Tarot, is back in the new year with her monthly tarot reading, ritual for releasing creative blocks, and a writing exercise. Writers, howl at the moon!
Writers, be your own resolution
Are you the kind of person who makes a resolution on the first day of every incoming year? Or are you the kind of person who thinks resolutions are doomed to failure, so why even make one? I am both...
Photo writing prompt contest: January '22
Consider the idea of ruin as a noun, rather than a verb. Think about what once was and is now lost or changing, either in your own life or in the imagined life of this house...
Read more in 2022? 4 genres, 4 book recs
If you are looking for a few good books to get you started in 2022 (and who isn’t?), I have recommendations...
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