How to Free a Hummingbird

As I prepared for my AROHO presentation, a hummingbird trapped in the study broke my concentration. When I found a way to free her, I discovered my writing focus.






Quote of the Week

“All you need to do to be original is to consult deeply in yourself.”—Marilynne Robinson






Quote of the Week

“During the 2011 AROHO retreat I recognized the fear I carried with me as a woman writer … and suddenly understood that I had the power to break that spell.”—Maura MacNeil






Interview: Maura MacNeil

Poet Maura MacNeil talks about the courage it takes to write, the importance of bringing generosity to our work, and the strength that comes from being part of a writing community.