Join author Callie Feyen for Women’s History Month, as she writes about two women and Aretha Franklin who gave her a little sparkle in the dark.
Poetry Prompt: Found in the Library
A delightful tale of finding and being found in the library. With a dash of amusement. Join author Callie Feyen and write your own library poem.
Poetry Prompt: Library of Memories
Which books have you seemingly outgrown but still treasure? Join Callie Feyen as she writes her daughters and tells them about the stories she hopes they won’t forget.
Poetry Prompt: Three Roads To What You Love
Join author Callie Feyen and explore the many roads there are to get at what we love.
Poetry Prompt: Flying with the Flamingo
Follow Callie Feyen as she watches a flamingo fly and considers longing on a winter morning.
Poetry Prompt: Queen Bees and the Poetry Question
Can you make poetry out of painful moments in your life? Join queen bees and author Callie Feyen as she (and Miley Cyrus) show you how.
Poetry Prompt: Name the Hard
What do you do when learning something is difficult? Join Callie Feyen as she learns a lesson from her daughter on how to name the hard.
Poetry Prompt: Going On A Treasure Hunt – Part 2, Sledding Hill
Having a hard time finding poetry in the mundane parts of your day? Head out to a sledding hill (for real or in your mind) and see what poetry treasure you can find.
Poetry Prompt: We’re Going On A Poetry Hunt – Part 1
New to poetry and unsure how to begin? Come along on a poetry treasure hunt. You’re sure to be inspired!
An Invitation: To Be In Each Other’s Orbit
Join author Callie Feyen as she encourages us to build a sharing list to help us better orbit each other this holiday season.
Poetry Prompt: Response Poetry
Instead of arguing on social media, join author Callie Feyen as she explores response poetry. With help from poet Dave Malone.
Good News—It’s Okay to Write a Plot Without Conflict
What makes a plot worthy of writing? Get past societal assumptions about stories, and write a great plot without conflict.
Poetry Prompt: Haiku for Stress
Haiku is best in times of stress. Callie Feyen teaches participants in an Advent workshop—and us—to write How to Wait haiku.
Writing Prompt: How To Be Grateful
How do you be grateful, especially when it’s the worst possible time for gratitude? Author Callie Feyen talke you through it (with scones).
Writing Prompt: Open Wide Your Wounded, Wonderful Heart
What book helps you write from your wounded and wonderful heart? Author Callie Feyen discusses teaching “Walk Two Moons.”
Poetry Prompt: Almanac of Last Things—Write From Your Now
Write from your now, using all five senses and the present moment. Callie Feyen follows poetry advice she learned in Washington, D.C.
Poetry Prompt: Observation that Evokes
Observations can evoke—even in a swimming pool. Callie Feyen considers the micro-essays and art of “The Swimming Studies” by Leanne Shapton.
Poetry Prompt: Worthy of Flair
It takes strength to believe you are worthy of flair. Where can you bring out the flair in your life? Join Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt.
Poetry Prompt: When I Am Old
What kind of person will I be “When I am old”? Callie Feyen writes a poem in which she relishes, for a moment, being exactly who she is.
Poetry Prompt: But Take Away The Fear
Teacher and author Callie Feyen can’t take away the fear of creating something new, but she can help you turn your fear into poetry.