Writing a Single Second

Artist Cesar Kuriyama spent a year videotaping one second every day. What if we started a One Second Every Day journal and filled it with sense impressions?

Channels of Experience

Developing your sense awareness can help you write more engaging descriptions, images, and characters. This meditation and writing exercise can help you explore and deepen your channels of experience.

Present Sense Awareness

This exercise brings together meditation and writing suggestions designed to help you heighten your awareness of the things you see, smell, taste, hear, and feel.

Quote of the Week

“You can tell someone is beautiful by the attention you give to description. You should give that kind of love to everything you describe.”—Janet Fitch

Dust Off Your Faerie Wings and Play

Tap into your playful, childlike energy to write more freely and have more fun when you write. Ideas here!

The Exquisite Corpse … and Other Writing Exercises for Kids of All Ages

A week’s worth of writing exercises to share with kids, from award-winning writer Sandra Hunter.

Writing Stories in Scenes

Here’s a fabulous writing exercise that can help fiction and nonfiction writers practice the art of writing a story in scenes.

Liza Donnelly on the Life of Our Bodies

New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly talks about “the social and political implications of the woman’s body” while showing the cartoons she’s created over the years.

Exploring the Feminine

Enjoy this guided meditation and writing exercise, from my presentation at the AROHO retreat.

Writing with Grandmother Spider

Grandmother Spider brought light to the world and taught people how to weave. She is the weaver of new creations and the giver of stories.