As we discussed in the Women’s Writing Circle, there has never been a writer who didn’t question whether what she writes is any good or not.
And so … her memory returns, as do her words, here along the writer’s way. In December, 2012, blogger and author Kathy Pooler wrote about the power of journaling for our Women’s Writing Circle. A few weeks later, she would come to suburban Philadelphia and teach a workshop on journaling.
After all, the truth begins with the truth.
An aspiring blogger and mother with two grown daughters, she was just beginning to revel in her newfound independence. Now was her time. As she pushed her bicycle home on the war-torn streets of Bucha, it was another day in the life of everywoman. Her dream to become a make-up artist energized her. As sheContinue reading “The Woman with Red Fingernails”
No one said this business of being an author would be easy.
So it was that I began the quest to find a self-publishing company that offered the services I needed, hopefully, without breaking the proverbial bank.
Someone will write about the death of a child, a spouse, a parent, a beloved dog and when they read their work to a group of empathetic listeners, it is as if the weight has begun to lift.
We’ll have writing prompts, time for free writes, reading our work aloud, and sharing the hope of setting aside time for a creative life.
Women want to document their journey, express their creativity, join with other women in sharing the pain, the frustration and the wonder of being women. I know. I am one of them.”
Connecting to a little piece of the universe in my own backyard is soothing to the soul. The view from the window over my writing desk is simple yet beautiful.