Five Week Journaling workshop starting Oct. 6th.

The Healing Art of Journaling

I’ve always known that writers work with magic. What else could account for words that kept me turning pages and devouring stories? They had to be magic if they could create a poem with the power to make me weep, or an article that could get me off my chair and inspire me to jump into something new. Now that I am a writer, I understand that putting pen to paper or cutting out words and moving them around really is magic. For me, the process of writing holds that enchantment and the power to transform. Join me for five Tuesday mornings to ignite your neon words, center yourself, and discover on the page. Generate material for poetry, memoir, and essay while you feed your craft and find inspiration through a variety of prompts and techniques that offer self-illumination, validation, and the power to heal.

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Library Programs for Fall! Come out and write with me…

Sept 10
FOUND POEMS, Woods Memorial Library, 3pm, all ages

Sept 21
 ALTERED BOOKS, Dewhirst-Catalina Library, 10:30am-12:30pm adults and teens

Oct 15
I REMEMBER, Quincie Douglas Library, 3-4 pm, all ages

Nov 10
HAIKU, Martha Cooper, 3:30-4:30 pm, all ages

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Working with Magic: Journal to Empower, Illuminate, and Heal Come play in the best of ways!

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Enjoyed the opportunity to share my passion in this new blog!

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Journey of Dreams on Kid Lit About Politics

Thanks Liz Parrott and Kid Lit About Politics for sharing books that help kids better understand the world around them…and just maybe inspire them to engage.

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Thanks BBC for coming to Tucson and covering the work!

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Thanks Vamos a Leer!

What an honor for Journey of Dreams to be featured on Vamos a Leer.

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2012 Rocked!

Oswego’s Living Writer Series was an honor–fun to prepare and present.

Thanks again to Zara Larsen of the Larsen Group for inviting me to share about my work.

Looking forward to working towards Owl & Panther’s show at the Tucson Museum of Art this summer and Word Journeys “Good Choices” semester.

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Check out the University of Arizona’s Word Play blog

“A piece highlighting some of the poetry books I use in workshops.”>

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Approaching the school year!

Catching the pieces, putting them in place — what a year it’s going to be!

The Hopi Foundation’s Owl & Panther project will kick off with a Poets & Writers granted POETRY OF WITNESS workshop with Cynthia Hogue of ASU and will finish up with an art show at Tucson Museum of Art.

Word Journeys Amphi High School Mentors will help me facilitate literacy related workshops at Woods Memorial Library.

I’m honored to be part of Oswego State University of New York’s Living Writers Series in October.

And in April, Journey of Dreams will be Vamos A Leer’s reading selection!

I’m excited!

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