Elizabeth Brundage, author of 5 novels, one of which was made into the Netflix film, “Things Heard & Seen,” will be joining us at Women At Woodstock this year for an afternoon of discussion about all things writing and publishing. I’m so looking forward to it!
Mary’s new collection of poetry, A Woman of a Certain Age, is available for pre-order now from Finishing Line Press. . . . . . . . . . Mary K O’Melveny, a recently retired labor rights attorney, lives in Washington DC and Woodstock, New York. Her poetry has been published in a variety of
“Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.” —Alan Alda I’ve talked about “becoming” a writer as of last year. And this year, I’ve started submitting samples and excerpts of my work to journals and competitions. I’m very pleased to announce that
One of the many women who impressed me at the Women At Woodstock 2017 Writers Retreat was Ann Stoney. Not only is she a beautiful writer, she gets herself out there. Ann has racked up an impressive list of stories published by literary magazines over many years of writing. She’s a pro. I asked Ann
I was reading this beautiful book. I could already tell that it was one I would remember and that I would recommend to friends. And then I came to page 125. I read this one single scene. Two pages. And I put the book down and cried. The five hundred-something words on those 2 pages
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
by Ginnah Howard – Guest Blogger What led me to start writing in my mid-forties, something I’d never considered doing before? The thrill of living alone for the first time in my life—that magic free-fall through all that empty space. My children were off on their own, and a friend loaned me her log cabin
The following interview with Laurie Stone about her book My Life as an Animal was conducted by Flash Frontier and appears online in their September Feature. Flash Frontier: This is a collection of interlinking stories. The chapters revisit themes, characters, and locations. Did you set out to write such a collection, or did the idea occur to you
As some of you know, I’ve been “writing” a book for some years now – a book that’s very important to me, that tells a story that I very much want to share. I think about it all the time. I think about what I want to add to it and what I don’t want to forget.
I was talking to Veronica James, author of Going Gypsy – One Couple’s Adventure From Empty Nest to No Nest At All and the woman behind the uber popular blog “Gypsy Nester” – or rather I was kind of shouting at her, because I was so excited that she’s agreed to teach a workshop at the Women