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Faster Isn't Always Better in Yoga, Writing, Life

In my never-ending quest to find good yoga classes in my area, I recently purchased a Groupon for a new studio in Bethesda. The website was a tad confusing, probably because the owner (and sole teacher), a Chinese woman named Jin, has a less-than-perfect grasp of both English and website technology. 857 more words

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Our voices as our stories become hidden in the steady babble of the information age.
– Lee Gutkind

Gutkind, L., & Buck, H. F. (2008). Keep it real: Everything you need to know about researching and writing creative nonfiction. New York: W.W. Norton.


Getting Creative with the Truth: What is Creative Non-Fiction?

Creative non-fiction is everywhere today and hugely popular with modern readers, writers, and publishers. Memoirs, personal essays, travel-writing, and feature articles all fall under the category. 705 more words

Creative Nonfiction

I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse

edited by Lee Gutkind

Synopsis: This collection of true narratives reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care. 194 more words


At the End of Life

I’m reading Lee Gutkind’s At the End of Life. The stories within yank the heartstrings. Really yank. I’m only a short way in, but already I’ve a lot to think about. 247 more words


Lessons Learned at the Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference: Never Underestimate the Power of a Literary Journal

Some years ago I had my first piece of fiction published in Snake Nation Review, a literary journal published by a Georgia arts organization with a readership of about 6,000. 232 more words