Posts Tagged "Community"

Connect and Create by Pete Ford

Connect and Create by Pete Ford

By on May 17, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

I am convinced there are 36 magical hours each October when my brain functions at high capacity. Each year at Breathe, my mind runs overtime collecting, sharing, recording, and imagining many ideas, resources, friendships, and stories. If you want proof, flip through the pages of my Moleskine notebook. Our abilities to connect and create are two aspects of being...

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It Takes a Kingdom… By Maureen VandeBrake

It Takes a Kingdom… By Maureen VandeBrake

By on May 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

My “pet” writing project follows a snowy owl named Gritty Grace. She lives “once upon a time in the Kingdom of Compassion.” In her books, Gritty Grace connects with her compassionate companions and shares courage, comfort, and wisdom – and learns new life coping skills in turn. Inspiration for the Gritty Grace stories has been a co-creative process. Last...

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Word Sisters by Amy Nemecek

Word Sisters by Amy Nemecek

By on May 8, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Two years ago, when I submitted to a new journal aimed at mother-writers, I just hoped the editor would like my work and publish a piece or two. So I was thrilled to get an email accepting my poem “Chapter Break” for an upcoming issue of Mothers Always Write and inviting me to join their closed contributor group on Facebook. While I welcomed the camaraderie of...

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I Get By With a Little Help from My Friends by Pearl Allard

I Get By With a Little Help from My Friends by Pearl Allard

By on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 9 comments

It all started on page one hundred and fifty. In Stephen King’s memoir On Writing he advocates four to six hours a day of reading and writing. As an aspiring writer, I want to emulate the professionals. This could help me be a real writer. I flipped open my laptop to a blank spreadsheet determined to cram in as much of those four to six hours I could into my...

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