writing

fiction

ALTERNATING CURRENT: Sometimes you need to get lost in the flow, before you can be found

ALTERNATING CURRENT: Sometimes you need to get lost in the flow, before you can be found

Part I 1. Odds are, reader, you’ve never had ECT, short for electroconvulsive treatment and colloquially known as shock treatment....
July 25, 2014 × 1 comment

writing

BATTLE FOR THE NAP ROOM: A journal from the front lines

BATTLE FOR THE NAP ROOM: A journal from the front lines

Author’s Note: When I worked in my preschool’s Nap Room a few years back, before I became a Story Reader for our Rester...
July 11, 2014 × 7 comments

poetry

POEMS BY CATINA NOBLE: Art Class, A Time for Growth, Animation, Sojourn, Blues

POEMS BY CATINA NOBLE: Art Class, A Time for Growth, Animation, Sojourn, Blues

Art Class I joined to explore creative ways to use my tool box of methods when overwhelmed with stress and get off my roller coaster...
July 5, 2014 × 2 comments

writing

CAMP NANOWRIMO: One month and 50,000 words of growth

CAMP NANOWRIMO: One month and 50,000 words of growth

“Fifty thousand words. What a huge number,” was my first thought when I read about Camp NaNoWriMo, a one-month novel-writing...
June 24, 2014 × 0 comments

fiction

ANOTHER ORDINARY DAY: Humorous fiction by Max Reif

ANOTHER ORDINARY DAY: Humorous fiction by Max Reif

“Breeeaaaaakkkkkkk-faaaaaaast!!!” Mother’s sweet voice rang throughout the house, and in a little while, Fred...
June 21, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY KUFRE UDEME: From the Insight Garden, Sweet Dreams

POEMS BY KUFRE UDEME: From the Insight Garden, Sweet Dreams

                          From the Insight Garden When my eyes...
June 8, 2014 × 0 comments

writing

CENTRED WITH COMPASSION: Journal writing as a mindfulness practice and healing tool

CENTRED WITH COMPASSION: Journal writing as a mindfulness practice and healing tool

Journal writing can be compared to practicing mindfulness. We are conscious of what we write and stay focused on the writing process...
June 2, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

EXPRESS YOURSELF: Finding a voice within an authoritarian social system

EXPRESS YOURSELF: Finding a voice within an authoritarian social system

Of all the peculiarities that make me up, I could point to one that has had such persisting and devastating consequences in my...
May 26, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY SUSAN KSIEZOPOLSKI: The Bench of Solitude, Coming and Going, Gap Year

POEMS BY SUSAN KSIEZOPOLSKI: The Bench of Solitude, Coming and Going, Gap Year

The Bench of Solitude The bench holds A view to nowhere Looking outward But drawing you in To sit in the silence Connected with...
May 21, 2014 × 0 comments