Writing from the Womb Spring 2019 ~ The Joy of Writing!

When you introduce yourself do you say you are a writer/poet first or do you say you are a professor, teaching artist, social worker, or mother? The answer to this question is telling because it reveals to us where we have placed the writer in us. Choose one you relate closest to: I see my… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Spring 2019 ~ The Joy of Writing!

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La Poesía No Es Un Lujo ~ Taller Gratis Virtual IG: @yoseliescribe #oftwotongues #dominicanpoeta #TalleresDePoesía #Poesía #virutalwritingworkshop

La poesía no es un lujo: Este taller examina el papel que juega el lenguaje, el cuerpo y las experiencias en la mujer, especialmente la afro-descendiente, en cuanto al significado y el arte de escribir poesía. Brevemente estudiaremos el trabajo de algunas escritoras para contextualizar el nuestro. . Facilitado por Yoseli Castillo Fuertes: Yoseli Castillo… Continue reading La Poesía No Es Un Lujo ~ Taller Gratis Virtual IG: @yoseliescribe #oftwotongues #dominicanpoeta #TalleresDePoesía #Poesía #virutalwritingworkshop

Bronx Memoir Project ~ FREE Workshops

Death, Rebirth and Writing the Memoir With Alicia Anabel Santos Writing her memoir almost killed her but she wrote it anyway—in a month. Alicia Anabel Santos will take you through the memoir writing process with gentle and not-so-gentle prompts and exercises that will help you dig for the stories that must be told. You’ll leave… Continue reading Bronx Memoir Project ~ FREE Workshops

FYF ~ Chapter 28: Hitting That Wall Over and Over! #FYFLove #audiobook

This was an incredible gift and opportunity. Why was I afraid? What is it that I'm most afraid of? FAILING!!! I am afraid of failing you, failing my family, failing myself, failing my friends and failing at life. It’s not an easy task to follow our hearts desire when we allow fear to set in.… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 28: Hitting That Wall Over and Over! #FYFLove #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapter 27 (Pt. 3): What Has It’s Hold On Us? #FYFLove #audiobook

I kept feeling like something was keeping me from writing today. I believed that everything that was happening to me was trying to get in my way. There was something pushing me away from what was important to me like my WRITING. There was something interfering or intervening in my process. I believed that I… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 27 (Pt. 3): What Has It’s Hold On Us? #FYFLove #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapters 27: When Anxiety Swallows You! #FYFLove #audiobook

When you forget who you are, allow me to remind you. When you're afraid of your greatness... I will show you all you've achieved! and then, when you get close... that moment when you actually taste it! I was giving myself an anxiety attack and in that moment I stopped. I stopped doing all that I… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 27: When Anxiety Swallows You! #FYFLove #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapters 25: Being In Love With Love! #FYFLove #audiobook

I WELCOME THE MYSTERY! Isn't it amazing that when we are in that, "IN LOVE" feeling what we FEEL and how we see the world and everyone around us seems to be through clear eyes and a completely open heart FREE OF FEARS, free of prejudice, free of judgment, free of hate, free of cares.… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 25: Being In Love With Love! #FYFLove #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapters 15 & 16: On Family, Grief and Chasing The Dream #FYFLOVE #audiobook

They announced Senator Barack Obama to the podium to deliver the keynote address. He spoke for a few minutes and read an excerpt from his new book, Audacity of Hope. Once he was done, he said, “Thank you everyone. Enjoy the rest of your day.” Then he exited stage left. My mouth dropped, we weren’t… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 15 & 16: On Family, Grief and Chasing The Dream #FYFLOVE #audiobook

FYF ~ Chapter 11 #audiobook #FYFLOVE

There is nothing sadder than a person building his or her power by attempting to take someone else's. People will try to break you down. People will try to dim your shine. People will tell you you can't! The only response, WATCH ME! Chapter 11 is available FREE. #audiobook #audiobooks #podcasts #fyflove #findingyourforce #writingmidwife #writersofinstagram… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 11 #audiobook #FYFLOVE