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Women's Writing Circle · 6d ago

The Writer As Activist and Hero in Turbulent Times

Once a journalist always a journalist. Those of us who have reported on the front lines―whether in our communities or in distant lands―know that reporting got into our blood early on. It’s a...
Women's Writing Circle · 1W ago

Turning Online Dating Into the Stuff of Story

I read an article this morning in The Writer Magazine. It was titled, "Love Story: When Journalism and Online Dating Combine." It struck a chord because that's exactly what I've been doing f...
Women's Writing Circle · 1W ago

Memoir: 'Not Sprint But Marathon' by Michelle Monet

I met poet and writer Michelle Monet through an online memoir writing group. Here at the Women's Writing Circle, it has been our pleasure to feature authors from around the world with a vari...
Women's Writing Circle · 2W ago

Dreamland: A Modern Tale of Pain and Addiction

Sometimes a book comes along that is more than just a good read. It’s a revelatory experience about the times in which we live. Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by journ...
Women's Writing Circle · 3W ago

'The Life Unexpected': An Anthology Journey Opens Doors

This past Saturday something special happened. Women shared their voices, their stories and their lives at a local bookstore by reading their published writing. In a shopping plaza about 40 ...
Women's Writing Circle · 1M ago

High School Cliques and Marches - A Memoir Moment

Last week I wrote a blog post why I wasn’t attending the Women’s March on Washington. The post generated many interesting and thoughtful comments, both here and on Facebook; went viral in it...
Women's Writing Circle · 1M ago

Why I'm Not Attending the Women's March on Washington

Yesterday in church I chatted with a fellow parishioner. She told me she stopped reading the newspaper because she “had lost interest in the news.” “I just skip to the crossword puzzle and t...
Women's Writing Circle · 1M ago

Metaphor in Writing and 'The Life Unexpected'

One of the most creative aspects of participating in an anthology centers on collaboration ― it's an ensemble cast, if you will. By its very nature, an anthology serves as a “casting call” f...
Women's Writing Circle · 1M ago

A New Year and Welcome To Our Writers

A new year has begun and it is with great anticipation we look forward to our Women's Writing Circle.A writing group helps us grow as writers. Our sacred container offers us a place to share...
Women's Writing Circle · 2M ago

The Women's Writing Circle Year in Review

For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a writer. I envisioned myself as Margaret Mitchell of Gone With the Wind fame writing the next great American novel, hunched over my typewriter,...