Those of you who know me through the writers conferences I attend, you have heard me talk about my friend Patrick von Wiegandt. He is the owner of vwtapes.com and travels the world recording conferences of all kinds. He’s been recording writers conferences for years going all the way back to the first Maui Writers … Read the rest →
Hi Everyone, Several kind friends have asked how my mother is faring, after we had her wonderful wake, she is still with us, but she has come to a new crossroads. She has lost a great deal of weight in the last few months and spends most of the day in bed. Our previous visits … Read the rest →
It’s been a wacky week, wrangling volunteers for a local writers conference, but this one came across one of my friends feeds and damn, if it did not have my laughing my head off. I wish you a rollicking weekend, filled with fun, and to get it started…. This is from the world famous “Carmina … Read the rest →
Social Alchemy is a place that celebrates the creative spirit. It is my belief that creativity is what will save us. The desire to express one's spirit through writing, painting, film making, theater or any other art form, takes courage. Engaging in the creative process is a form of alchemy, once you you go down that road, you are not the same person you were when you started. I may not agree with all of the beliefs expressed in the end result, I do believe in the process and in the urge to communicate with our fellow women and men.