A Group of One’s Own: Creating Community Through Writing

by Linda Lowen It can be hard to think of yourself as a writer if you haven’t had anything published, earned a paycheck for your writing, or shared your work publicly. Even if you write daily, if you write in isolation it’s like the tree falling in the forest — nobody’s there to read your[…]

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Big Man, Little Pri#% – How One Guy Stopped My Writing For 5 Years

Up until a year ago I’d taken only two writing workshops in my life – one in New York and one in LA.  In each case my instructor was connected to the publishing or entertainment industry, and I fantasized as I signed up for the course that he would seize upon my work, gush over my brilliance, and set me up with[…]