I met this writer nine years ago. We met like most people meet these days online. We found each other through writing. We had so much in common, both single mothers, both with a fire and drive to write stories that would be heard and both women who WILL and HAVE sacrificed everything for this… Continue reading Meet Sankofa Sisterhood Workshop Facilitator
Commit To Your Writing! This year the New York City Latina Writers Group will be celebrating TEN years as an organization and writing community. There is so much I want to say about that, and I will at a later date. I want to formally announce that WENDY ANGULO has been named the NYC Latina… Continue reading Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent
Day 9 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, You want a story that is character driven. You want a journey that is memorable. You want to read something that not only can you sell, but will put you on the map. It's rare to find a story that will leave people raving about the amazing characters that have been… Continue reading Day 81: The Character Driven Story Day #dearagent #wewrite
Day 8 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, Yesterday was a good writing day. I was able to write 1 1/2 pages of a new scene. I wrote during my train ride into work. I kept hearing my character whispering a conversation to me. She was in my ear telling me, "I have something I need you… Continue reading Day 80: Getting It Down On The Page! #dearagent #wewrite
On the eve of our anniversary I'm sitting on the beach in Galveston, Texas... I definitely wanted to be in New York celebrating our many accomplishments with you. But I have been called away and blessed with an opportunity to write in community with five amazing women… Five AfroLatina women writers from all over… Continue reading Sometimes You Have to Let Go of The Old Dream to Make Room for the New Dream!
The New York City Latina Writers Group is back! We are back to the basics! We are back with a vengeance! We are back stronger and more fierce than ever! We are back inspired and motivated! I have been thinking about what it takes for us to write? I have often wondered why it… Continue reading Alicia Anabel Santos Herstory Writers Grant
Welcome home! I am thrilled to announce that both the NYC Latina Writers Group and the Writing from the Womb Writers Workshop (WFW) return this fall! After last year’s WFW I took a much needed break. I needed to refill and give myself some of what I give to so many. Something I often… Continue reading Writing from the Womb Workshop! #WFW
Beloved writers, Over the years I have dedicated myself to taking care of others. Working with writers has been one of the most incredible honors I have held. Then I would spend many years working on a film that took me away from my daughter and my home, to finally return to work as an… Continue reading NYC Latina Writers Group & Writing from the Womb Returns!
Good morning loves, I am writing to invite you to travel with me to Nepal! For the next forty days We will be journaling on this imaginary yet extremely important trip. We will be writing about our personal experiences on this journey. This is not merely an exercise on writing, but a test of endurance,… Continue reading 40 Day Writers Challenge/Retreat and Expedition ~ FREE
On my mind... Rituals. Words. Sisterhood. Power. Womb. The sacred. The stories we must tell. The line up. The badass women about to tear up the mic. Memoir. Fiction. Poetry. Our voices no longer muted! Oya. Tomorrow. NYC Latina Writers Group 8th Anniversary. See you there! 5:30pm Corcho Wine Room. October is truly the month… Continue reading Words & Rituals: A special event in NYC!