Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Empowering Those Who Empower Others

Rushed through the detritus of last night’s Nigerian party to make my Skype consult with a new writing client who’s doing amazing work in West Africa. “You get it!” she cried, and I was equally inspired. It’s such a joy helping folks telling important stories find their structure and voice!

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Only 9 days left to register for  Your Personal Odyssey: Explore & Tell Your Story with Faith Adiele (1/28-3/11)!

Life is Never Dull in a Multiculti Marriage

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O: Good morning, my distinguished wife!

Me: ‘Morning, husband! Where’s my downstairs morning kiss?

O: I can’t, my mouth is…foaming.

Me: Are you rabid?

O: No…so what do you call it when you first wake up? It’s not foaming? Me MIT, only know numbers; you Harvard, know words.

Me: Very funny. Why are you looking like that and patting my face? Is it the rabies?

O: I’m trying to be lovely! Or is it loving?

Me: In this case, it is both. Like an equation.

O: Ha! Math!

 

2 Weeks to Register for Writing Workshop

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Do your friends always say you should write about your life? Do you have family stories or travel journals you’d like to tackle? Does your writing project need a shot in the arm? My generative exercises are a low-pressure way to keep that New Year’s resolution to make more time for your writing. Only 2 more weeks to register for Your Personal Odyssey: Explore & Tell Your Story, a 6-week workshop at the San Francisco Writers Grotto.