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Stalking the Wild Yeast, Part 1

Last summer, while I was between jobs, I enrolled in a course called Food Writing offered by Gotham Writers Workshop.  I was deep into my bread phase at the time and got interested in making naturally-leavened bread using home-grown yeast.   672 more words

The Daily Poet

On a blog named “Letters from Heart’s Content”, surely the reader expects to read something new from time to time. Fresh out of the oven, slathered with butter, here it is. 407 more words

Stories Of Home

Scapegoat: A Fantasy with Some Opera at the Top - ACT I

Scapegoat: Concerning Some Angels, A Goat on the Lam and the Eventual Redemption of a Cop, a Vet and a Rabbinical Student

Setting: An outdoor parking lot in Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn behind a city hospital complex that looks remarkably castle-like. 4,967 more words


Setting, Pacing & the Structure of Time/Place in Theatre: Abduction of the Chibok Women of Nigeria

Assignment #5 Write a scene about a moment of crisis, slowing and/or speeding up time for dramatic effect. If possible, have the location play a role in the crisis. 946 more words


Goodbye to the MFA Program, Not to Writing

Image: Kevin O’Mara

I am graduating in less than a month from my MFA program. I am awestruck that the two years are over. I’ve met so many lively characters and have been mentored in my writing. 675 more words


Blogs from Alumni of My Gotham Blog Writing Class

Here are some blogs launched by recent “graduates” of my Blog Writing classes at Gotham Writers Workshop. I’ll update as new classes progress!

Emily Anderson, … 32 more words