Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

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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Top 10 Things I’ve Learned the Hard Way in the World of Blogging

Posted by on Aug 8, 2011

Top 10 Things I’ve Learned the Hard Way in the World of Blogging

Today I’m introducing guestblogger, Ashley Acornley, RD, LDN who blogs at Fresh From the Farm, which is packed with useful information about finding nutritious and tasty farm fresh foods in your area.  Enjoy as Ashley shares with you some of her first-time blogging experiences: As part of my graduate practicum project at Meredith College, I decided to venture out of my comfort zone and...

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Guestpost: Cris Cohen, Where To Write?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011

Guestpost: Cris Cohen, Where To Write?

Today we welcome a guestpost from Cary, NC author and comedian, Cris Cohen! Cris is going to talk to us today about his favorite place to write–almost anywhere! When people find out that I am a writer, the first question they usually ask is, “How long have you had a drinking problem?” After a few awkward moments of conversation (“Lots of people have Merlot at breakfast”), they will move on...

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Guestpost: Sandra Moulin”I’m Published!”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011

Guestpost: Sandra Moulin”I’m Published!”

Today we welcome Sandra Moulin of Wilmington, NC to my blog. Sandra and I first met in 2007 when I conducted a memoir workshop at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh. As soon as I met her (or before from her emails) I knew she was a passionate, persistent writer–NOTHING was going to stand in the way of her publication journey. So here is her baby, Before and Laughter, her humorous memoir and here...

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Guestpost: Writing for My Life

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011

Guestpost: Writing for My Life

Today we feature Guestblogger Gretchen Staebler who writes the blog “My View From the Garden.” Thanks so much, Gretchen! Writing for My Life “What would you do if nothing were standing in your way?” It is such an irritating question. Obviously there is a great deal blocking the way or I would be doing it; so what is the point of “what-iffing”? Irritation aside, my answer to the...

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