Fall 2017 Sessions I Enrollment and Fall 2017 Session II Waiting List PLEASE READ CAREFULLY The 7-week fall session consists of writing to prompts before the break, and then if someone has passed out a manuscript the previous week, we spend the second half discussing the manuscript and writing again if time allows. On September 12, I […]

I lead the Tuesday night workshop at The Resiliency Center in Flourtown, PA. Every month, one member of the Center coordinates and chooses a theme for the publication of the monthly newsletter. This is a re-publishing of my essay, which I drafted during the Tuesday Night Writers’ Workshop. Thank you to everyone who offered their feedback […]

Poetry Without Fear Many writers I meet are scared of poetry, scared of reading it and scared of writing it. But poetry is simply another way to express ourselves with language. Here’s an opportunity to find out how much fun it can be to use a poetic form—a set of guidelines—to make writing poetry easy and […]

Elisa Heisman, alumna of the Tuesday Night Workshop, has a fun, easy-to-relate-to blog called “Life Without A Manual.” One of her recent blogs consisted of her own responses to the questions listed below. When she posted it, she flagged me because it reminded her of the A-Z writing prompt I use in the Tuesday Night Workshop, which is used by many writing […]

How Can I Overcome Writer’s Block? Writers in my workshop often ask this question. Sometimes my first reaction is, “Oh, how am I going to answer that? I don’t get writer’s block.” But, I’m not being honest with myself: I have writer’s block so badly it can take up all the space inside my brain. This […]