Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Memories and Insights: Iran Through the Eyes of Peace Corps Volunteers

 Memories and Insights: Iran Through the Eyes of Peace Corps Volunteers

Edited by: John Krauskopf

 

  Iran - Stories From the Peace Corps

Craft in the Real World by Matthew Salesses

 Craft in the Real World by Matthew Salesses


 

 “An insightful guide for readers, writers, and instructors from all walks of life,” this manifesto and practical guide challenges current models of craft and the writing workshop by showing how they fail marginalized writers, and how cultural expectations inform storytelling (Kirkus Reviews).

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Silence is an ocean...

  “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.”  ― Rumi

Imposter syndrome and how can you combat it?

 What is imposter syndrome and how can you combat it? - Elizabeth Cox

Friday, May 28, 2021

Staying Alive: Mary Oliver on How Books Saved Her and Why Passion for Work Is the Antidote to Sorrow

 Staying Alive: Mary Oliver on How Books Saved Her and Why Passion for Work Is the Antidote to Sorrow

 “The world’s otherness is antidote to confusion [and] standing within this otherness — the beauty and the mystery of the world, out in the fields or deep inside books — can re-dignify the worst-stung heart.”

Saturday, May 22, 2021

"The Backlash Blues"

 "The Backlash Blues"

 By: Langston Hughes


Mister rich man, rich man,

Open up your heart and mind.

Mister rich man, rich man,

Open up your heart and mind.

Give the poor man a chance,

Help stop these hard, hard times.

Read more here....