Writing

Reading, Intimacy, Angels of Death

Reading, I think, is a fundamentally spiritual experience. The phenomenologist Georges Poulet once remarked that, when we read, another person’s “I” enters into our own souls. Think about it: when we read the word...

Madeleine L’Engle: My Writing and Spiritual Guide

I first met Madeleine L’Engle in a writers’ workshop she was leading at a New York City convent when I was trying to sell my first novel. She was very complimentary about my writing...

Mitzvah Mama? Linda Cohen Chats About Debut Book ‘1,000 Mitzvahs’

Sometimes the simplest things can make the biggest difference. In her debut book, 1,000 Mitzvahs, author Linda Cohen gives the rest of us a path to follow if we want to regularly help out...

12 Words of Holy Days Issue of TIFERET

12 Words of Holy Days Issue of TIFERET The imagination plays vividly in the holiday season's dance between light and dark, spirit and the material world. So, this year we want fiction stories that touch...
Donna Baier Stein

Writing From Your Heart & Soul | The Writers Circle Workshop

If you’d like to write from a deep, true place inside you – or if you admire the writings of Rumi, Walt Whitman, Mary Oliver, and others – please join us for this special workshop.

Episode 18: Interview with Tony Barnstone

Barnstone is the recipient of many awards, including a Pushcart Prize, the Paumanok Poetry Award, the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize, and the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry. Click the continue button below to read the rest of the post and to access the replay and download links.

The Current Prompt from My Poetry Blog

Here's a prompt you can have fun with whether you're a poet or not!   Enjoy, and please post your comments and/or poems on the blogsitet:   http://adelekenny.blogspot.com/        

Another Rollins Student…

Hey Mr. Davis! I'll keep it short and sweet, because thats what I am, short and sweet. Basically, I have really enjoyed your book. It has inspired me to become a better writer. You have...

motivation

Jeff, After writing a piece and revising it, myself as well as I'm sure others feel that the piece is "finished."After writing and and re-reading it I find it very difficult to go back into...

Dear Mr. Davis, I'm one of Dr. Laws' students at Rollins College. When reading you blog, I found that what you and I have most in common is not wanting dramatic changes and not wanting...