Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

What’s So Transformative About Transformative Writing Anyway?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012

What’s So Transformative About Transformative Writing Anyway?

Today we welcome author Pat MacEnulty who currently hails from Charlotte, NC. Enjoy this post about transformative writing–multi-layered writing that not only can change society, but the individual. Pat will also be coming to Wonderland Book Club in March 2013. I had tea with a poet yesterday afternoon at a local coffee shop, and he wanted to know what I meant when I spoke of...

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Finding the Perfect Workshop Venue for You

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012

Finding the Perfect Workshop Venue for You

How do you know when you’ve found the perfect workshop venue? It’s usually when your students ask you to teach more workshops in that space! Now depending on what you teach you’re going to have different requirements for your students. Some of you may even use your own home as your workshop space, but you folks aren’t the people I’m talking to today. Finding the right space for what you’re...

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Goodbye 2011! Here’s My Year-End Wrap Up

Posted by on Dec 31, 2011

Goodbye 2011! Here’s My Year-End Wrap Up

All in all, 2011 was fairly decent with a few lows and many more highs. As we say “so long” to 2011 and hello to 2012, I felt the need to be self indulgent and review my year with you!   2011 was the year my book, Unfinished Projects published by Main Street Rag, debuted. I traveled about 5,000 miles this year promoting my book throughout the Carolinas along with visiting New York’s Book Revue...

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Writers Conference Tips from a Veteran Conference Goer

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011

Writers Conference Tips from a Veteran Conference Goer

  What am I thankful for? Living in North Carolina for one! Don’t you know North Carolina is the Writingness State? I’m also thankful for the North Carolina Writers’ Network Fall Conferences and if you keep reading this post you’ll pick up a few tips from me. Writing conferences are fabulous opportunities to meet other writers at all experience levels from outside your...

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Five Easy Ways to Video Blog

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011

Five Easy Ways to Video Blog

Using video on your blog can instantly help you build trust, credibility and your expert standing. Video can also give your potential clients a keen sense of what you do and how you do it. For instance, if you’re blogging about “5 Ways to Boost Traffic On Your Website,” wouldn’t your message be more powerful if you could add video to that post along with your image, voice...

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