The writing life must be just that—a life—if it is to sustain. But how do you develop that life on a practical level? Or, how do you jumpstart it if it seems to have slipped away? Come together with an encouraging community and stir new writing habits and inspiration, in a workshop that will show you the ways.
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Callie Feyen marshalls Gwendolyn Brooks, the Incredible Hulk and Red Riding Hood in this reflection on teaching, imagination, wisdom and poetry in the varied parts of ourselves.
If you built a house, how big would you dream? Join author Callie Feyen as she remembers a childhood game and invites us to imagine our dream dwelling.
How can writing a poem about the five senses improve a bad day? Author Callie Feyen shows us how, with the help of a first-grade friend.
This week author Callie Feyen reads the picture book ‘David Gets In Trouble’ and invites us to focus on end words. Do they make a mini-poem?
There are many ways to express love (some are quite silly). Take a drive with author Callie Feyen and her teenage daughter and listen to some love songs.
Author Callie Feyen invites us to write a love poem to words, allowing ourselves to respond to the Call to Adventure and bring back words to share.
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers silence — what it is, what it does, and whether it’s useful. Then write a poem about it.
Join author Callie Feyen as she considers how the month of January and how the bright darkness can help usher in our hopes and dreams for the new year.
How many kinds of quiet do you find (and feel) in your day? Join author Callie Feyen as she explores the many kinds of quiet that seep through our days.
When writer’s block threatens to derail, one writer finds a way forward in music, baking, friendship and the practice of “living it a while.”
December can be a dark, lonely month. Join author Callie Feyen as she finds beauty in the last month of the year and prompts us to write along.
What rituals do you practice in your writing routine? Join author Callie Feyen in following how-to poetry prompts (or journal entries, stories, or collages).
Join author Callie Feyen as she recalls Thanksgiving beauty that spilled over into her wedding. And write your own Thanksgiving poem.
Join author Callie Feyen as she takes an inventory of her kitchen and finds many prompts for poetry.
Our truest friends bring something out of us that we might not have the strength or courage to see if it weren’t for them. Callie Feyen reflects on true and best friends.
What’s the best cookie you ever ate? Why was it so good? Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about cookies and a couple of fantastic friends.
What mysteries do you notice throughout your day? Join author Callie Feyen as she attempts to help a young writer turn those mysteries into a prompt for poetry.
Join author Callie Feyen as she takes a look at vampires and the other monsters, including the dreaded lamia. And join us for a poetry prompt — if you dare.
Whether we’re in high-altitude locations like Santa Fe, or in high-challenge situations that feel out of our grasp, it can help to have a friend to remind us how to breathe.