Posts tagged ‘writing’

Spotlight on Cynthia Pierce Liefeld: Psychologist, Scuba Diver, Writing Workshop Creator

“I’ve wanted to write children’s stories for a long time, but I thought it would be best for me to put such a large goal aside and open myself up to ‘writing from the heart.’ I found the writing prompts to be inspirations for reflecting on both my childhood and adulthood…”

Continue Reading June 22, 2016 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

Spotlight on Renee Canter Johnson, Novelist

First in a series of interviews with “Writing from the Heart” alums, featuring their stories and their work…

Continue Reading November 24, 2015 at 8:01 pm 3 comments

Does Writing from the Heart Really Matter?

“I believe that if one of us cares enough to write something, someone else will care enough to read it,” says Julia Cameron, [and adds] “We are all in this together, I believe, and our writing and reading one another is a powerful comfort to us all…”

Continue Reading October 14, 2015 at 6:43 pm Leave a comment

Habits and Techniques of Writers: Engagement

In the introduction to this series, I talked about the art of careful observation. This post is about engagement. When is a writer NOT engaged, in some way, in “writing”?

Continue Reading October 28, 2010 at 2:34 am Leave a comment

Introducing Habits and Techniques of Writers: Observation

If anyone can be a writer, if writing is as natural as talking, then what is there to learn in a writing workshop? This new occasional column will explore some of the habits and techniques of writers.

Continue Reading October 21, 2010 at 9:46 am 3 comments

Hulstrand’s Five Golden Rules of Editing

The five most important rules to follow when editing your work.

Continue Reading September 26, 2010 at 12:14 am 1 comment

Ten Rules of the Road for Writing from the Heart

This is a distillation of the things I think it is most important to remember when writing from the heart. With thanks to Anne Lamott, Brenda Ueland, Julia Cameron, Robert Wolf, Nancy Slonim Aronie, and all the other mentors and guides who have influenced and encouraged me.

Continue Reading September 19, 2010 at 2:47 am 3 comments

Some answers to the question “Why do we write?”

A few quotes about why people write from some of those who know best…

Continue Reading September 5, 2010 at 2:22 am 4 comments

Some Quotes about Writing

A few of my favorite quotes about writing and the writing process

Continue Reading June 6, 2010 at 11:20 am 3 comments

Being “Up to Here In It”…Together

It is pretty amazing what happens when people tell the truth about where they are coming from, the truths they have lived, what they really think and believe.

Continue Reading April 29, 2009 at 6:58 pm Leave a comment

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