Posts Categorized: Writing Practice

I’m Writing a Book

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by Anneliese Kamola I am writing a book. Well, trying. Should I admit to this? For context, I am a 29-year old, college-educated, white, bisexual, privileged woman from an upper-middle-class background. I only paid for my education through lack of sleep and stress—my parents paid the dollars. In the six years since graduating, I have […]

Hermits, Groupies, and Ruth Ozeki

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Like Alice Robb In last week’s blog, “In Praise of Writer Buddies,” I own the label of hermit scribbler,” a solitary figure at one with my keyboard even when I’m at the Village Books Writing Table, at my favorite library haunts in Ferndale and Burlington, or Café Adagio and the Swan Café at the Co-op. […]

In Praise of Writer Buddies

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Posted on riverchildbooks.com   November 9, 2014 by Alice Robb I’m a hermit scribbler, alone in my cluttered office, pecking out my sentences, paragraphs, blogs, letters, stories, novels, memories. Scrawling, sometimes almost illegibly, in my diaries, making outlines, lists, charts. I maintain this essential myth because I need solitude to engage in those satisfying activities. To […]

Writing and Yoga Coming to Fairhaven

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Stephanie Renée dos Santos is a Red Wheelbarrow Writer from a distance. She’s been following us for years from her home in Brazil. This summer she’ll be coming back to visit Bellingham and to lead a writing and yoga workshop in Fairhaven.    Writing & Yoga Workshops By Stephanie Renée dos Santos Writing and Yoga are […]

First Timer! Glad I Came.

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New RWB attendee, Laura Malone, started her April reading with a short piece about her first time at happy hour. We asked her if we could reprint it here, because we want others to know that everyone is welcome at our gatherings. Laura trembled when she read, but pushed through her nerves. And we are […]