Day 19 ~ 32 Day Writing Challenge

It is that time again... Write the FCKING Story Challenge begins in FOUR days. Last year was the first annual WTFS Challenge and it was amazing. This year we are doing it again. https://youtu.be/PVFmfR6yOmY At the end of every year I feel frantic, neurotic, and obsessed with completing something on my extremely long writer’s goals… Continue reading Day 19 ~ 32 Day Writing Challenge

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Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! #writersretreat #woc

We are thrilled to announce that registration is officially opened for the 4th Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers’ Retreat taking place in the Catskills, New York, Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th 2018. This year’s theme is: Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! We are excited about this year’s theme because the emphasis for our… Continue reading Strengthening the Writer’s Core Through Movement! #writersretreat #woc

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

Sometimes Writers Just Need Support! #WFWWritein

Yesterday was our last WFW Writing Workshop for this round and it was intense, beautiful, and inspiring. Six writers journeyed with me for the past three months to explore genres they have never written. These writers chose to expand. To be uncomfortable. To grow as writers. We wrote flash fiction, essay, and short story. They… Continue reading Sometimes Writers Just Need Support! #WFWWritein

Self Care as a Form of Resistance!

The NYC Latina Writers Group is honored to announce the 3rd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat ~ Self Care as a Form of Resistance! “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde   This year’s theme: Self Care as a Form of Resistance! During… Continue reading Self Care as a Form of Resistance!

Just Show Up! #thewritingmidwife #wfw2017

Dearest writers, This past Sunday was phenomenal. It was inspiring, fun, joy-filled, hard, draining, brutal and delicious all at the same time. I could see it on your faces how surprised you were by what came up, and even prouder of what you created. I watched how even the most quiet and shy writers (butterflies)… Continue reading Just Show Up! #thewritingmidwife #wfw2017

THIS IS THE YEAR I PUBLISH #WFW2017 #52essays2017 #52risks

  You want to be a writer! You dream of writing! You haven’t told anyone that you have always wanted to write! You are scared of writing! You worry what people will think of you! You have an amazing idea that would make a great book and an even better lifetime movie! You have so… Continue reading THIS IS THE YEAR I PUBLISH #WFW2017 #52essays2017 #52risks

What WILL you complete in 2017? #WFW2017 #amwriting #finishit

Dear Writers, I have been thinking about New Year’s resolutions and the setting of intentions and life goals. In my case I have been meditating on my life’s purpose, writer's intent and writing goals. I started my year as I always do my ritual being to say goodbye to the previous year and to welcome… Continue reading What WILL you complete in 2017? #WFW2017 #amwriting #finishit

Day 21: The Nerve to Write!

"But being a motherfucker, it’s a way of life, really… It’s about having strength rather than fragility, resilience, and faith, and nerve, and really leaning hard into work rather than worry and anxiety.   […]   I think there are a lot of writers who can’t write, or they think they can’t write… I understand… Continue reading Day 21: The Nerve to Write!