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!
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
Introducing my new writing podcast/video diary! #thewriterandthestory #mywriterslife https://youtu.be/jDpjqlR2kTw Visit my author website and join mailing list: http://www.aliciaanabelsantos.com/ TO BOOK A READING EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org ABOUT MY READINGS: Once payment is made, you can submit your questions. Provide your full name and date of birth. Choose how many cards you would like pulled. I will record… Continue reading My Writer’s Life: Rebuilding From Scraps ~ Ep. 328
Excerpts: "I often think about what we ALL do for a living and how we live our lives. Most people are working to live and living to work. But are they happy in their present jobs? Are they happy in their relationships? Are they happy with the way their lives have turned out? Are they… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 12 & 13: When We Allow People to Take Our Power #audiobook #FYFLOVE
"I value story above all else. I'm talking about my written work-in the movies I value the images-but in the books I value the story. The story has its own meaning. A story has its own significance. And sometimes the characters in that story can almost become transparent. This is true in fairytales, for instance.… Continue reading The Value of a Great Story!
Writers, we fear so many things. That we won't have what it takes. That we will run out of words. Perhaps that great idea should go in another book. "Often the writing process is filled with a sense of jeopardy because, in essence, with every book I turn myself inside out. One of the things… Continue reading You have to give everything away every single time!
"So I don't keep a notebook of good lines, good thoughts or dreams. I have too many stories in my head rather than too few. Until very recently I had to grab whatever time I could because I worked at one full-time job, three part-time jobs and so on. When I was ready to sit… Continue reading There’s not a single second of my life when I’m not thinking story…
On inspiration coming from our experiences and our dreams... "I dreamed that's how it would happen for my protagonist: she would see a man in the middle of a jailbreak and, by his eyes, no him totally. No his fear and his terror and know that they were her own. The whole thing became alive… Continue reading Inspiration & Dreams
Perhaps this year you will know that YOU ARE A WRITER! This year's focus in Writing from the Womb is about complete surrender to the process of crafting a story, living in the world of our characters, writing with intention and committing fully to "Birthing the Story!" I have met many women who have risen to the… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Workshop
There are things that will pull you back to the page by your hair… kicking and screaming. There are stories that will haunt you, excite you and demand they be told… Or why write at all? A dear friend to my family has left us… I am so sad to learn that he has left… Continue reading What would you write if today was your last day?