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Escaping Creative Ruts

Escaping Creative Ruts

What is it that keeps us in a “creativity rut?” How do we escape these?  Sometimes we may not feel like we are in a rut but we notice how our passion has dimmed. Have you tried any new creative moves recently? If you always write non-fiction work, try writing a fairy tale. Or a children’s story. Perhaps as I suggest this you are quietly protesting. Does a fear come up that whispers you may have to work this a…

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The Writers’ Room: A Weekly Online Interactive Class

The Writers’ Room: A Weekly Online Interactive Class

Do You Have Stories to Tell? Writing is a powerful modality. It provides connection with ourselves, our stories and with others. Diane “Annie” Mathias has taught writing as a way of freedom for decades.  She has facilitated many classes and is now offering a 4 week, once a week video conferencing writing course. “I highly recommend to anyone who has something to say, take one of Annie’s online classes. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she is a true mentor;…

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Never Too Old to Begin: The Inner Creative Process of Lary Hansen

Never Too Old to Begin: The Inner Creative Process of Lary Hansen

  We are never too old to begin.  Lary Hansen, retired Canadian Air Force, is the perfect example of this. “As a child, my mother told me I didn’t have a creative bone in my body.” Lary smiles. “She was quite surprised when I first showed her my work.”  Lary started carving birds when he was 66 years old. Some people develop their talents later in life. Lary’s delight is both contagious and inspiring. He is living proof that we…

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Online Writing Class for Writers Creating Books

Online Writing Class for Writers Creating Books

Do You Have a Book Inside of You? Writing is a powerful modality. It provides connection with ourselves, our stories and with others. The Writers’ Room is  a place of encouragement, inspiration, teaching and sharing.  We come together once a week to share our ongoing work.  Writers in this group are working on their memoirs, others have novels.  This non-critique gathering offers clarity, camaraderie and a place for you in the tribe of writers. Diane “Annie” Mathias has taught writing…

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