Online, offline

THIS YEAR, so far in online projects, things are moving in an interesting direction. A giant overarching theme has been coming into shape. People want to talk together share about really big things related to: love, loss, risk, and chance. I get that. It’s kind of a major attractor for me, this idea of leaping […]

Cojournal Project

WELCOME TO THE COJOURNAL. This is about who applies, and what we make together as a result of consciously setting aside time and space to commit to writing, writing better, and sharing what we write. (It’s an unusual space and a conversational one, but it’s not for everyone.) Inward reflection, together COJOURNALING gives our participating […]

How I started ‘The Village Report’

AFTER THE STORY ENDS you think you have a way to talk about what happened. The good stuff, the road, the sharing, the journey. You try to do this in a way that’s cohesive and consistent. You put things into 750-word columns for someone somewhere on the other side of the world, whom you hope […]

I was wrong

The below letter was first published online for Kismuth’s VIP e-community, on October 24, 2013. This one’s for G. Dear [DELETED]— SOMETHING HAPPENED THIS WEEK that changed my whole idea about what it is that “writing” is for, anyways. But let me start at the beginning. So, I was wrong. It’s hard to admit. But […]