Nationally syndicated humor columnist Tracy Beckerman‘s new book, Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir. How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs, will be published April 2, 2013, from Perigee Books. It’s a hilarious story of one woman’s search for herself when she chooses her children over her career. […]
Essays and News
We are storytellers. Whether we provide a laugh-out-loud escape, or share an emotional, hard-won lesson, the goal is memorable writing.
Feeling the story is the most powerful way to write. Yet it’s easy to lose touch with emotional resonance, to write from a distance. Perhaps you need a trance dance with your heart.
I’ve been invited back, this time to present, “Hypnotic Recall Fills The Creative Well.” In my workshop I will use guided imagery exercises to mine memories for sensory details and emotions. […]
Not many writers collaborate with a horse. Noah, a handsome bay gelding, blogs. He travels. He philosophizes, more or less. He tweets. Mary Farr, his personal assistant, will publish his book, Never Say Neigh, in 2013. […]
Maggie Lamond Simone, a national award-winning columnist, has written two books, From Beer to Maternity and POSTED! Parenting, Pets and Menopause, One Status Update at a Time. She blogs on the Huffington Post and has just signed on to be a co-creator of a new anthology series called Not Your Mother’s Book. Her humor and observational essays appear regularly in Family Times, […]
DC Stanfa (The Art of Table Dancing: Escapades of an Irreverent Woman) and Susan Reinhardt (Not Tonight Honey, Wait ‘Til I’m a Size Six and Don’t Sleep with a Bubba) have “joined farces” to edit a humor anthology, Fifty Shades of Funny: Hook-ups, Break-ups and Crack-ups. The two met at the 2006 workshop, became “fast friends” and sought out a number of other EBWW faculty and participants for the book. […]