It's happening, friends. It's really happening! #dreamscometrue This is my big secret revealed! I'm opening a creative writing school called Gertrude's Writing Room. Here's the website: http://www.gertrudeswritingroom.com SQUEEEEEEEE! This is what I've been working on all year. Surprise! Can't wait to play and learn and write with you!
One week ago, I was gathering around a table with my fellow classmates and teacher in the 'E' building on the Humber College Lakeshore campus for our final workshop. Time is doing that thing it does - you know, playing with your mind? Tricking you into feeling like weeks have gone by instead of only … Continue reading Post-Humber Summer Workshop: Culture Shock & The Gift of Reflection
My brain is mushy but I feel the need to share some of the quotes and notes I've made as I near the end of day two at the Humber School for Writers Summer Workshop. These notes and quotes are scrawled messily in my notebook...and I've done my best to be verbatim with the quotes... … Continue reading Notes & Quotes from the Humber School for Writers
This afternoon I leave for Toronto to attend the Humber Summer Writing Workshop! My tummy is a bowl of fluttering knots and I feel shaky with anxiety and excitement. It's a beautiful morning. The sun is shining strong and it smells like summer on the cool breeze. The birds are awake and singing sweet songs … Continue reading Off to Humber & the Space Between
Hi y'all. I've been thinking about you a lot. I've much to say...and am brewing a post that deals with the fact that on Monday, May 28 I will FORTY (GASP) and Jett will be TWELVE (GAG!). But for today, I'd like to share information on contests and events for writers that are filling my … Continue reading Writerly Things To Consider – Events, Retreats & More
April was packed like a punski...ponski...poonsky...paczki. You know what I mean! National Poetry Month was amazing - there were so many events and loads and loads of poetry being read and shared. I hope it continues!! A packed month makes the month fly by though! Can you believe it's May? I barely can...and May is … Continue reading HEY HEY IT’S MAY – Upcomings!