Joined CAL: January 2016
Specialties: reflective, introspective writing; writing to find meaning & purpose; writing to fictionalize your life
Skills & Media: writing workshops
Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide
Writing for the Workplace
Writing Your Life: Developing Skills through Life Story Writing
Easing into Essays: Getting Ready to Write the GED Test Essay
“Memoirs with Sacred Resonance,” Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction, Vol. 11, No. 4, Dec., 2005, Spiritual Directors International; Bellevue, WA.
“Be True to Your Innermost Self, ” Story Circle Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, Sep., 2006.
“Writing to the Center,” Selected Conference Papers: International Reminiscence and Life Review Conference 2005, Center for Continuing Education/Extension, University of Wisconsin-Superior.
“Prompting Your Students to Write,” In-Service for Adult Education Staff Development Professionals, Vol. 1, No. 3, March 1996, New Readers Press; Syracuse, NY
“Homophobia: Theme of the Novel Jack,” The ALAN Review, The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, National Council of Teachers of English; Richmond, VA; winter 1994, vol. 21, no. 2
Writing Spiritual Memoirs, summer, electronic credit class, for Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA
Resident Scholar, Oregon Writing Project, U. of O.
Life Story Library Foundation, board member
Assembly for Expanded Perspectives in Learning, an affiliate of National Council of Teachers of English
National Writing Project
Association of Writers and Writing Programs
International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review
American Society on Aging
Memoirs of the Soul:
First Place, Writers’ Choice Award 2011
Winner, Top Ten Reads, My Shelf