How to Get Your Book Written

You have lots of ideas about how to proceed, and by tapping your own wisdom, you can create your own plan for developing and completing your book.

Quote of the Week

“We have always been the storytellers, we are the mothers after all, the ones who speak the cultural narrative.”—Ellen McLaughlin

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

Evie Shockley on Audience

Evie Shockley breaks boundaries and taboos and creates new forms in her poetry, partly by considering audience.

Quote of the Week

“We are all allowed to grow and experiment with different things. Remembering that there is not just one audience, but several (ideal, actual, and potential), can be liberating.”—Evie Shockley

Power Postures and Writing the Body

Here are some insights from the AROHO retreat on writing and the body, plus a bonus video by Amy Cuddy on power postures that increase confidence.

Post-AROHO: A Renewed Sense of Writing

Ever since I took Janet Fitch’s master class at the AROHO retreat, my evening walks have been transformed into sense adventures.

Quote of the Week

“My deepest hope is that my writing can be a stone tossed into still waters growing big circles.”—Florencia Ramirez

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.

Quote of the Week

“How might your life have been different if there had been a place for you … a place of women, where you were received and affirmed?”—Judith Duerk