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gabriella-hewitt's picture
Mar.15.2011
MARCH MADNESS SERIES: Editors, Authors, & Publishers, Oh My!  I have  to admit when I met Caridad Pineiro, she had this little table in the corner of the room and she had a few books stacked up at the NJ writers conference. I was scared and new to the world of writing but determined to find out...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Mar.06.2011
Artistic types often make reference to “the Muse” that inspires their work, and writers are no different. I have three—my Seren-kitty, the Magical-dawg, and my first furry love who lives on in my heart. Having a “furry muse” isn’t restricted to pet writers. Many literary giants shared their hearts...
john-traficante's picture
Jan.19.2011
A Total Reboot From the Soul to the Surface - Theater of the Self. 2011 Be Your True Self and Shine!Own your power and be your True Self! JT and Rock of Love and HopeRaising Consciousness to Higher and greater levels. Our 2011 theme is encouraging everyone to Be your True Self.We will be hosting a...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Feb.15.2010
Lucille Clifton passed away on Saturday, February 13th.  She had suffered from congestive heart failure for years, and had struggled with other ailments. She was my teacher several times at Squaw Valley, and I regularly teach her book, Blessing the Boats.  She was large in spirit and in body--she...
allan-james-cox's picture
Jan.10.2010
  Hey Kid, You, From The Wrong Side Of Town! 1. Poor kids learn more than rich kids. If they succeed, they've come further. 2. Struggling through school, and a rich kid invites you home for the weekend? Go! You'll return with new deposits for your training bank. 3. Take stock of your emotional...
allan-james-cox's picture
Jan.10.2010
  Hey Kid, You, From The Wrong Side Of Town! 1. Poor kids learn more than rich kids. If they succeed, they've come further. 2. Struggling through school, and a rich kid invites you home for the weekend? Go! You'll return with new deposits for your training bank. 3. Take stock of your emotional...
christopher-meeks's picture
Apr.21.2009
One of the great inspirations in my life was experimental animator Jules Engel, best known for his work on Disney's Fantasia and Bambi, as well helping develop Mr. Magoo and some of the first animated series on television, Gerald McBoing-Boing and Alvin and the Chipmunks. When I started at CalArts...