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_art_ photo crop On the ‘Usefulness’ of Art by Jessica Ciosek
On 08/22/2014 | 2 Comments |

I was walking one day through the misty shadows of my life wondering about the ...

A Cloudy Day The Wild Inside
On 08/18/2014 | 0 Comments |

I’ve been rereading May Sarton’s powerful Journal of a Solitude, and it’s a perfect companion ...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Look Up and All Around: A Visual Writing Prompt by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 08/15/2014 | 0 Comments |

My photographer mother, Melabee M. Miller, has always told me to look: Look up. Look ...

file1261343245403 The Art of Writing by Jean Ryan
On 08/08/2014 | 0 Comments |

“The sculpture is already complete within the marble block, before I start my work. It ...

Photo by Kailey White Perception by Joanna White
On 08/01/2014 | 0 Comments |

Your recent prompt for blog entries about art struck me for the number of ways ...

IMG_7364 Labradors and Metaphors: Writer’s Best Friends by Jennifer Albrecht
On 07/25/2014 | 1 Comments |

Being a dog owner has proved to be one of the most challenging, but extraordinary ...

dreamstimefree_138084 A New Flowering
On 07/21/2014 | 0 Comments |

One of my oldest friends, who's not a writer, recently said to me, "I think ...

12 Middlesex Summer2013 Houses and Our Stories by Wendy Wakeman
On 07/18/2014 | 1 Comments |

In a few weeks, my husband, daughter and I will move out of the yellow ...

ayn rand quote_image Room to Write by Jessica Ciosek
On 07/11/2014 | 1 Comments |

In the dark night of my habits, when sleep avoids me like a troublesome child, ...

fireworks Happy Independence Day
On 07/08/2014 | 0 Comments |

While this day is a celebration of the birth of our nation, I think it’s ...

Kurt Vonnegut is one of the many writers from Indiana http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Writers_from_Indiana Do-It-Yourself Writers Retreat by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 07/04/2014 | 0 Comments |

Image: Kurt Vonnegut is one of the many writers from Indiana. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Writers_from_Indiana Writing retreats can be ...

© Jodielee | Dreamstime Stock Photos On Perseverance by Janet Garber
On 06/27/2014 | 2 Comments |

A long, long time ago, when I was in my 20s, in grad school, and ...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Memoir Lessons from Poetry by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 06/20/2014 | 0 Comments |

I teach memoir, but I mostly write poetry. This works well because of the inherent ...

FBimage How Not to Write in 5 Easy Steps
On 06/17/2014 | 1 Comments |

Last night, before I went to bed, I mentally planned my writing week. I’d start ...

plant_hands My Brand by Jessica Ciosek
On 06/13/2014 | 0 Comments |

One day, summers ago, I saw my physical duplicate crossing a quiet side street in ...

YogaFoodWriting-83 Mother’s Day Memories by Neshama Shafer
On 06/06/2014 | 0 Comments |

This weekend I am on the North Carolina coast with women who attended the last ...

Ladies Writing A Common Truth by Jessica Ciosek
On 05/30/2014 | 0 Comments |

There are those days when my best-laid writing plans get lost among the myriad needs ...

Quaint Journal Review: Quaint Magazine, Issue Two
On 05/22/2014 | 1 Comments |

By Lindsey Grudnicki I’m truly excited to share this month’s featured journal with you. After ...

Why? Tearing Down Internal Walls
On 05/19/2014 | 0 Comments |

When two things are touching, says my fourteen-year-old, the expert scientist, who is not quite ...

cherry blossom Post-Baby Writing by Chloe Yelena Miller
On 05/16/2014 | 0 Comments |

People keep asking me: “Are you still writing?” My answer is not always enthusiastic, “yes,” ...