I am very excited to be part of the Arts Escape Book Project, Threads: Weaving Words and Art.  Membership is still open and gives you free Open Studios all year.  

Call 203-586-1474 to register or Register online HERE


May 2018: Have the Last Word: Writing Your Own Obit

How would you like to be remembered after you die?  Expressing your vision of how you have lived your life and your personal legacy is an enriching and enlightening experience.  It can give a sense of clarity to the unique life you have lived. Obit, a documentary that follows writers and editors from the New York Times to discuss their unique approach to writing the obituaries of public figures. Excerpts from this documentary will be shown during the workshop. It’s your last chance to share your personality with friends and family, by “Having the Last Word.” All levels of writers are welcome.

Fridays May 4, 11, 18 11:30 to 1:00  Arts Escape, Southbury

Register online HEREor call Arts Escape at 203-586-1474

May 2018:  The Craft of Writing Dialogue

Dialogue serves many purposes in both fiction and non-fiction. And readers don’t skim dialogue!  In this class we’ll explore the functions of dialogue and how you can bring your characters to life through this versatile element.  We’ll do exercises in class to help you develop this important skill.  If you have a work-in-progress, please bring it. All levels of writers welcome.

Fridays May 4, 11, 18 1:30 to 3:00  Arts Escape, Southbury

Register online HEREor call Arts Escape at 203-586-1474

>>Two classes coming in June 2018 at Arts Escape:

Fractured Fairytales (Tuesday evenings)

Write Like Crazy     (Friday mornings)


Book Talk on March Farm Book

Reading and discussion of March Farm: Season by Season on a Connecticut Family Farm

DATE: Saturday August 2, 10 to Noon

            Heritage Village Women's Club, Southbury (Private Event)


April 2018: Play With Poetry (Arts Escape)

March 2018: Shape Your Writing (Arts Escape)

January and February 2018: Write Like Crazy! (Arts Escape)

October 2017:  How to Write a Memorable Holiday Letter (Arts Escape)

August 2017: Flash Fiction (Arts Escape)

July 2017: Having the Last Word - Writing Your Own Obituary (Arts Escape)

April 2017: Telling Your Story - Writing Personal Essays (Arts Escape)

February 2017: Write Like Crazy! (Arts Escape)

2017:   IllustratedPantoum Poems (Lilly Hill Studio)

            Illustrated Villanelle Poems (Lilly Hill Studio)

2016:   Illustrated Haiku (Lilly Hill Studio)