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The 2014 tour. 3 countries. 12 cities. 16 dates. Let’s roll!                 Write Yourself Into Motion is a workshop for people who want writing to feel simple, focused, dynamic and fun.   From aspiring poets to bestselling authors … from English majors to UN peacemakers … from lawyers…

Suffering from distraction, overwhelm or “shiny object syndrome”? A writing workshop, just for you.

    Ever find yourself staring at your computer screen at the end of a long day, wondering:   Who am I, again? How should I be introducing myself? What are my priorities + current projects? What am I supposed to be writing / teaching / talking about? What the heck did I just DO…

Hello, focus! My 10-word plan for the rest of the year.

    Write. Teach. Sweat. Bend. Be helpful. Be hopeful. Be humble. (The end.)     … what’s yours? xo.    

555 words on hate-blogging + bullying.

    Growing up, my mom — the Jewish daughter of a World War II veteran — had a particular catchphrase that she whipped out whenever I was whining, moping, feeling annoyed at somebody I felt had wronged me, or just being downright snarly + negative.   “You know what? It’s not the camps.”  …

10 of the best first date questions … possibly ever.

    A saucy note from my new book. Illustration by Rebecca Pollock.     (I’ll keep things exceptionally short + pithy, today. Because I’d really like for you to get offline + kiss somebody.)   First dates. They’re shimmery + exciting. And often, paralyzing. Like, perform-deep-yogic-breathing-whilst-applying-four-layers-of-lip-balm-in-your-car-outside-the-sandwich-shop paralyzing. My approach? Always bring a small gift…