Posts Tagged With: writing workshops

Birds of a feather….

….fly together. It’s time to let your writing spirit take flight and spend time appreciating our great outdoors with other like-minded birds. Sussex Celebrates Nature event organizers have advised me that they are able to offer my June 2nd Write in Nature workshop free of charge. Yay! They have planned an entire day packed with &hellip Continue reading »

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The dreams we have

“No matter hard how they work, how gifted and talented they are, or how big their dreams, the poor have few choices and fewer opportunities to fulfill their God-given potential. These precious human beings, created in God’s image, have been left behind and cast upon the garbage dump of history by circumstances they cannot change. &hellip Continue reading »

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High Road to Mombin Crochu

(Note: this post seems so old to me now…we visited Mombin Crochu from April 14-17 – only a week, but seems like a lifetime. No internet for several days.) Rough roads have new meaning for me. After leaving Limbe at 4AM, we picked-up Liz, Ossé and our rental truck in Cap Haitien then headed south &hellip Continue reading »

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Off to a good start…

Our first writing workshop took place in Cap Haitien on the breezy veranda  of Brise de Mer, overlooking the bay beside the Medical Ambassadours of Haiti (AMDH) headquarters.  How would it be received? It’s one thing to deliver writing workshops in my own language and in my own country, but to come to an unfamiliar &hellip Continue reading »

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Words for Haiti

I have to confess…the January email from my friend Rhonda, who is serving as a nurse practitioner for nine months in Haiti,  both thrilled me and terrified me. “Dear Debbie – Today I shared your story – who you are, what you do etc. – with the leadership team for Medical Ambassadors of Haiti….they began &hellip Continue reading »

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On being a writer

“Get to work. Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair.” ~Annie Dillard, The Writing Life Once winter hits and the cold wind blows, if you are anything like me, all you want to &hellip Continue reading »

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