From my very first post I wanted to pay homage to the speech which inspired the title of my blog, Ain't I a Woman? by Sojourner Truth. Such a beautiful speech, such a beautiful name, such a beautiful woman. It is one of my favorite pieces. I strive to emulate this style in my own work. Poetic and powerful. Honest and unafraid. Memorable. And I like brevity. It too is beautiful. This is the standard I wish to be held to as I explore the question with you ~ ain't I a writer?
"Obliged to you for hearing me, and I do have a few things more to say..."

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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Crossing one Off!

      I have been accepted!

     "We are pleased to inform you of your acceptance to A Room of Her Own’s 2013 Retreat, slated for August 2013, at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, NM.  Your presence alongside other compelling women writers will make this an unsurpassed week of inspiration and opportunity.  We look forward to a truly collaborative experience."

     I could not be more excited. This is thrilling to me in so many different ways. You will be hearing much more about this in the coming months, of course.



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3 comments:

  1. Hooray! Well-deserved and I can't wait to hear about how you think the experience impacts your writing and writing practice!

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  2. Just came here to read your Next Big Thing and saw this great news! How fun. A Room of Your Own. Congrats!

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