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