Day 2: WFW Morning Session

This morning we continue to build plot treatment. If you have completed your plot treatment begin to look at what you have. Read your work carefully paying close attention to where you can further develop scenes. Have you said everything that needs to be said in this scene? Have you fully developed your character? Add… Continue reading Day 2: WFW Morning Session

Day 1 ~ WFW Morning Session

Set timer for 5 minutes (pick any character - primary or secondary) Prompt: What does this character have to say? (write from a stream of consciousness. Don't take the pen off the page, or fingers off keys? Keep writing until the timer goes off. Our characters are on a quest. They each want to achieve… Continue reading Day 1 ~ WFW Morning Session

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 20

As I wake up this morning I am meditating on the keynote I am delivering in a few days. My key messages around the future, success and legacies. Our words are what moves and shifts the universe to conspire in our favor! I read that in the Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho. So many quotes from… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 20

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 19

Today is the day!!! We celebrate one of my special achievements! Creating a space where women could find their voice and write their stories!!! Come celebrate the 8th Annual Anniversary of the NYC Latina Writers Group! Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 19 On transparency and Finding Your Force! As I wake up this morning… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 19

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 16: For my sisters… A meditation on sisterhood~

This morning I honored exactly what I needed. It was 4:30am when my body woke without the alarm. I had this pounding, excruciatingly painful throbbing headache from the moment I opened my eyes. Like those hangover headaches, except I didn’t drink last night. It was the kind of headache that felt like a pan being… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 16: For my sisters… A meditation on sisterhood~

“Don’t Call Me a Latina Writer” ~ Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 15

"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing." ~ Arundhati Roy As I wake up this morning my mind is on one thing... the anniversary of the NYC Latina Writers Group. I can't believe we turn 8-years-old in less than twenty-four hours. The… Continue reading “Don’t Call Me a Latina Writer” ~ Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 15

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 14

As I wake up this morning I am feeling full. I am feeling fueled. I have given myself what I needed over the past few days... good food, good conversation, good fun, ans good rest. So much rest and connectivity... connecting with the people we love... face to face time... in that very real way...… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 14