Join us in 2018

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Enjoy this video of our 2017 memories and imagine yourself escaping to Hawaii in the cold!  2018 dates are February 28-March 6th.  Flights are discounted for the offseason, so the time to act is now!  We invite you to poke around on the website and apply. Deadline December 4, 2017.   (With thanks to our photographer extraordinaire, Micael Storm Blue)

Awakening! Tarot for Writers

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Do you need help grounding your writing? Want to know why you can’t focus, or what you should be focusing on?  Maybe you want to know how to go forward. What’s next?  Or, if you have come to a fork in the road, how do you choose? When I have questions like these, I pull a Tarot card. Often it’s a single card, which answers the question: What do I need to know right now? It’s been an incredibly helpful … Read More

Art As Activism

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This interview was originally published on the Women Authoring Change blog for Hedgebrook, an amazing retreat for women writers. In their own words, “Our mission is to support visionary women writers whose stories shape our culture now and for generations to come. Our core purpose is equality for women’s voices to help achieve a just and peaceful world.”  I highly recommend you go to their website and find out more. Hedgebrook: Tell us about your work as a writer—do you … Read More

On the Art of Waiting for Writing

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Recently, Beth Kephart asked me to talk about my writing process and rituals, and writer’s block. She shared my answers in her Junctures newsletter. Reading over them now, I find myself wishing to be in that other country: writing. To capture what is coming through in the dark.  And you?  It’s been a hard post-election year for the country, and a hard 2016 for many of us.  What does your 2017 look like?  How will you find a way to … Read More

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