It’s true that two Women At Woodstock alums have recently published novels, but I lied about one of them; she’s not really Elizabeth Allen; that’s her pen name. The real woman behind “Elizabeth” is a Women At Woodstock alum, and she did just publish another book, The Feisty Woman’s Guide to Surviving Mr. Wonderful : Karma Rules,.
It happened again; the magic of creative people gathering together to do what they’re driven to do, spending their days in concentrated work and gathering at the end of the day to share, give feedback, and be their authentic selves. It truly is magic. I met three women while I was at my writer’s residency
I’m always so excited when a Women At Woodstock alum gets published, especially when the work is something I heard her read, in person, during a workshop at one of our retreats. Ann Stoney has two new short stories in print!
This is for you writers out there. I’ve been reading Stephen King’s book, On Writing, and there’s something from it that I want to share. Or two things, really: first, what I learned from his book, and second, the importance of belonging to a writer’s group if you’re a writer. I belong to the Women At Woodstock Virtual Writer’s Colony, and it continuously gives me a wealth of knowledge, inspiration, support, and important finds, like this book.