October 16, 2019 Newsletter No. 005 Good morning family! I believe that we are all called to pursue our passions yet only a few of us will be brave enough to answer. There are so many reasons why October is such an important month for me. October is a month of tremendous highs and lows. While I am a… Continue reading Writing Workshops, Pop Up Shop & Celebrations!
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Ladrona! The Stories We Steal | Message for Aspiring Writers
NYCLWG 13th Anniversary "Ladrona! The Stories We Steal!" Join us for a special reading from members of the NYCLWG, a panel discussion “When is a story not yours to steal?” and to honor, celebrate and connect with the members of these amazing writers collective. Time & Location Nov 15, 6:00 PM – 09:00 PM Alianza… Continue reading Ladrona! The Stories We Steal | Message for Aspiring Writers
Staying the Course ~ Ep. 470
https://youtu.be/RGGagj30xJU Article I reference: A woman's greatest enemy? A lack of time to herself | Brigid Schulte | Opinion | The Guardian “There’s such a struggle going on in me!” Alma wrote in her diary. “And a miserable longing for someone who thinks OF ME, who helps me to find MYSELF! I’ve sunk to the… Continue reading Staying the Course ~ Ep. 470
The Blank Page #courage #write
The blank page! Have you ever sat in front of the blank page scared to begin? Uncertain about what to say or where you are going? There are days a trigger sets me off, takes me back and with urgent fury the words come out in desperation-quick-fast. And then there are days where I… Continue reading The Blank Page #courage #write
SANKOFA SISTERHOOD KEYNOTE
We are thrilled to introduce this year’s keynote. Alicia met Tonya at the Tengo Sed Writer’s Retreat in Costa Rica and left feeling inspired, motivated and more ready to tackle the world of fiction. MEET OUR KEYNOTE Tonya Cherie Hegamin Tonya Cherie Hegamin is the Creative Writing Coordinator and an Assistant Professor at the… Continue reading SANKOFA SISTERHOOD KEYNOTE
Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
We met at a dinner party. Oysters were being shucked, white wine was being served and an honest conversation was taking place amongst brilliant, beautiful and fierce women. As the night progressed the conversation moved to writing. Most of us in attendance had aspirations, visions and ideas for stories and characters we were creating or… Continue reading Meet the Keynote: LaShonda Katrice Barnett
Week two: We BEGIN at the beginning!
Last Sunday, when I got home I was exhausted. That GOOD kind of tired. The writers all came home with me and now I carry them in my soul. I needed an entire day to decompress after the most amazing Sunday, it started with the Writing from the Womb Workshop where ten writers showed up… Continue reading Week two: We BEGIN at the beginning!
FREE Writing Workshop ~
Good morning writers, Mujeres, today I wake up filled with joy, excitement and with total and complete happiness. We are about to embark into the unknown, nine months of committed writing as we move together towards the completion of our stories. THIS IS HUGE! It is my honor to serve you. We are a few… Continue reading FREE Writing Workshop ~
FREE Writing from the Womb Workshop ~
Good morning beloved writers!!! Writing from the Womb is back!!!! I am so very excited to begin Writing from the Womb again. Join me for a FREE WFW session on April 27th - RSVP Required. ABOUT WFW, 2014 Spring is the most magnificent time to get new projects off the ground and give birth to… Continue reading FREE Writing from the Womb Workshop ~
Starting from zero! #nanowrimo
Good morning my beloved writers! As OYA is blowing fierce winds, the rain is cold, the day seems dark... Beyond our perception is where beauty resides. There is a story to be written. A history to be preserved. A legacy to be passed down. Something aching to be told. We can no longer run from… Continue reading Starting from zero! #nanowrimo