Writing as Vengeance

Photo Credit: A Tale of Two Cities, A Female Jacobin, Title-Page Vignette, 1870, Fred Barnard: Robert Ferrieux/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old) “Writing a tale that seeks revenge, you’ll quickly see that tale as merely a list of hurts, which, when you get to the end of that list, is a list that may not interest … Continue reading Writing as Vengeance


Confessional Memoir: The Literary Selfie

Photo Credit: Maria Riva, daughter of Marlene Dietrich, who also wrote the biography/confessional memoir Marlene Dietrich: The Life, 1951, CBS Television: We Hope/Wikimedia Commons/PD US no notice "Artistic expression by itself is only a form of acting out emotions, not a way of working them through." – (Mate, p. 26) As most of my blog … Continue reading Confessional Memoir: The Literary Selfie

Powerful Medicine

Photo Credit: Healing faery and male elephant seal, painting, Middle Path Café, Northern Lights Boulevard, Anchorage, Alaska, taken January 22, 2013: Wonderlane/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 “Story is powerful medicine.” (Craft, par. 3) I came across the article “Healing Through Writing” by Kathryn Craft not, I think, by accident. The idea that all art heals has been … Continue reading Powerful Medicine