Transforming World With Word: Transformative Language Arts
TLA is an emerging field, profession, and calling that acknowledges and supports the power of the spoken, written, and sung word to encourage community-building, cultural shifts, health and healing, liberation, and celebration .
Category Archives: Social Change
Seven years ago, when I was Senior Editor for Epilepsy.com, I helped conceive a “Tell Your Story” campaign for those living with epilepsy. At the time, it seemed like a no-brainer to me, that writing could help those suffering heal. I … Continue reading →
Ann Armbrecht wonderful memoir blending creative writing, narrative, pilgrimage and anthropology, Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home, is now available in paperback. Here's an excerpt, examining women's lives in rural Nepal, particularly focusing on "…what these women's ways of living have … Continue reading →
As taken from their website, the storytellingorganization MassMouth, "works to renew the timeless art of storytelling in Massachusetts. We build audience while bringing stories to non traditional venues, from apple orchards to urban street corners, to story slams. We engage … Continue reading →
Scott Youmans' new blog, This Energetic Man, is a marvel of a website when it comes to great writing prompts, inspiration, vision and replenishment. As Youmans describes his site, "This Energetic Man is a space on the Interweb to share … Continue reading →
For the last six days, I've been immersed in the Power of Words, both lower case (as in how powerful our words can be when it comes to changing the world and our lives) and upper case, as in the … Continue reading →