Jane Caro’s gripping new novel, The Mother, is a suspenseful examination of domestic violence and a court system that fails to protect. In one scene, Caro describes a husband using an open-handed chokehold that leaves no marks. As I raced through her pacy novel, part of me hoped this revelation regarding strangulation technique didn’t fall
Tag: womens wisdom
Begin with the (Plot) Twist Pose Consider Bound and Half-Bound versions – (are you planning to be traditional or indie published?) The Hero’s (Journey) Pose is recommended for every writer type Enter Warrior Pose (excellent for fantasy writers and historical fiction authors) Relax into Corpse Pose (particularly good for mystery writers – but a corpse
Bri Lee speaks out for a Culture and Court System of Justice for Survivors of Sexual Assault At the Sydney Writer’s Festival, a full theatre listened to Bri Lee, author of the memoir Eggshell Skull. Bri opened with these words, “I’m haunted by how many women don’t have everything I had. Are not so patient
“Be kind and generous to yourself.” Written on a small lavender card. It’s all I have left. Recently one of my mentors died. A colleague, a mentor, a wise, wise woman. She died at the hands of a sadistic killer. A killer with a preference for people in their thirties that ends their misery with
Women’s Circles from the sixties My first introduction to women’s gatherings was in the sixties when my groovy aunt, the one with a Corvair and leopard print coat, took me to a Women’s Festival in the Slocan Valley, Canada. Mind-blowing for a Catholic girl with a lopsided fringe, three brothers, and a hockey card collection.
Women’s Re-Wilding Retreat One of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves is time for presence and connection. I’ll be co-facilitating an sacred women’s retreat on June 14-16. Over the weekend you will nourish your senses through nature connection, rejuvenate your body with specialty yoga sessions, awaken your creativity through art therapy, embrace ritual and sacred celebration, and have time for quiet reflection and
Women’s Wisdom Circle A women’s circle is a safe and sacred space for women to come together, use their voices, be heard and seen. Women throughout history have gathered in circles to empower each other and share wisdom. Women’s Wisdom Circle 10 March 1:30pm – 3:30pm Join Natalie & Shannon for a special gathering