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“Finding the Flow” is Hidden River Writers’ Popular Intermediate Level Workshop.
Our experiential workshop, “Writing from the Chakras” is being offered as a writers’ retreat weekend August 28 to August 30, at the St. Raphaela Retreat Center in Haverford, PA. “Writing From the Chakras” is a unique program which is born from the combination of both areas of our Founder, Debra Leigh Scott’s, expertise: graduate training […]
“Don’t take yourself too seriously. You’re a writer, not the messiah. You stand on the shoulders of thousands gone by, right back to those campfire story tellers who didn’t just say how they speared the mammoth but talked about the edge to the wind, the taste of the grass, the particular sound of […]
I had a chance to “virtually” sit down with a truly amazing human being, Stephanie Yuhas, whose book American Goulash I’ve just reviewed for The New York Journal of Books. I call Stephanie “amazing” for many reasons – and the word doesn’t do her enough justice, really. She is an animator (with a BFA in […]
Ben Zackheim has written a piece recently comparing the plight of the musician in 2015 to the struggle of writers, and contemplates ways that we might have to change – for want of a better term – our “delivery model” in order to replace the kinds of income streams that used to be generated by […]
Memoir is a subset of autobiography. Where an autobiography usually discusses the broader scope of an entire life, a memoir examines one portion of a life, often in a fairly specific context (i.e. the years spent as a young Marine in the Korean War, or life as a young upper-middle class mother in Reagan’s America). […]
Having prided myself on never having anything remotely resembling the dreaded “writers’ block” that always seemed to me to be the stuff of Hollywood and TV sitcoms, I was two weeks into a total dry period – and by that I mean, little to no writing save what I was doing on Facebook and Google […]