Category Archives: Creative Writing

Ushering in the New Year with a Flourish

By Heather Hollands “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” ~Annie Dillard My one-word resolution for 2013 is “flourish.” I like one-word resolutions because they guide you throughout the year but don’t restrict you to … Continue reading

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Soon summer will be a “figment” of our imaginations (Heather and Amy)

“The beginning of a book – the first chapter, really – is a revelation to me.  I can’t outline anything else, or even really think about what comes next in the story, until that first part is there on the page.  And … Continue reading

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If you could say three words to the world, what would you say?

While browsing the Internet a few months ago, I stumbled across some videos created by Mrs. Megan Palevich’s middle school students in Chesterfield, Pennsylvania. Her students were asked, “If you could say three words to the world … what would … Continue reading

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Nourishing the Joy of Writing: GHS Creative Writing Retreat (Amy)

Joy Is an upwelling of life, Of spirit, a blossoming of freedom. It is what we are here for. It is whole-hearted, full-bodied, All encompassing. ~Roger Housden   Over the past ten years Heather and I have collaborated on many … Continue reading

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