Poet, Playwright, Workshop Facilitator
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Welcome to Writing Truth & Beauty ~ home for my creative writing workshops, my daily nature photo blog & my poetry, prose & plays

I love to help people express their truth and beauty.

I love to help people express their truth and beauty.

And I have been helping writers discover their creativity and express their unique voice for over thirty years.

I hope you’ll subscribe to MY MONTHY NEWSLETTER here, where I share an original essay and news about all my upcoming events.

If you want to hear from me more often, you can subscribe here to my #NewThisDay DAILY BLOG, where I post my photo inspired reflections from my writing life.

Learn about my journey.
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Do you remember how to be playful?

Do you remember how to be playful?

Early in my career, in my training as a creative arts counselor and psychotherapist, I discovered the healing power of imagination. I bring this experience to my workshops, which involve unique, playful and surprising ways to evoke storytelling.

Learn more about my workshop philosophy.
Find out about my upcoming engagements.

Are you awake to your innate creativity?

Are you awake to your innate creativity?

I grew up thinking I wasn't creative and wishing I was. It was only when I took risks to get out of my comfort zone that I opened the door to a creative (and much happier) life. Not only do I use this as a guiding principle in my teaching, but I strive to keep creating, as well. 

Read my published writing.
Folllow #MyDailyWalk in Nature photography.

Like lots of writers, I began by keeping a journal.

Like lots of writers, I began by keeping a journal.

Diary writing is a self-expressive practice for telling our stories, making meaning, and engaging in an artistic process that sparks empathy and insight.

Now, my photo inspired writing Blog #NewThisDay is my photo/prose writing journal. I hope you'll read it to peek further into my process, and develop your own.