Earning Our Turns: Celebrating Romance Nordic Style

This week, we are very pleased to post the first place winning essay in Writing It Real’s Fall, 2010 contest. Our guest judge this time around was Ellie Mathews, who wrote about her choice this way, “In her essay, ā€˜Earning Our Turns,’ Alessandra Bianchi takes the reader with her on a ski trip via minute … Continue reading

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The Pen and The Bell: Making Room to Write in a Crowded World

Brenda Miller and Holly J. Hughes, two skillful writers and past contributors to Writing It Real (be sure to click on their names to read their distinguished bios), have written a manuscript aimed at helping writers encourage and pay attention to their writing in the midst of commitments that squelch the meditative state required to … Continue reading

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