Monthly Archives: March 2012

“The Blind Lady and the Sighted Man” by P.C.A.W.

I am really excited. I haven’t had a date in ages. My sister, whom I love dearly, has lined up a blind date with someone she works with at the school board office. I think I’ll wear my blue pant … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Advice about Creative Writing (from Indie Media Fair event last Saturday)

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group’s table at the Indie Media Fair last Saturday at Central Library. In addition to providing information about the program–including the weekly workshops, the website, the magazine, and community … Continue reading

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“I am an Idiot (at times)” by P.C.A.W.

As a small child at school, I was the last person on the “crack the whip” chain. Needless to say, I lost my grip and went flying. My left elbow and shoulder suddenly screamed at me. Movement hurt! A trip … Continue reading

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Reflections on @PostSecret

Last night I had the pleasure of attending a moving multi-media presentation at UWO by Frank Warren, the creator of the Post Secret, an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard. I … Continue reading

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Character development writing exercise, by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 4: Characters)

A big thank you to our special guest instructor Nadia for the following writing exercise on building characters, and to Grit Uplifted participant P.C.A.W. for sharing the character sketch that she created using a picture of a soldier. Writing Exercise  … Continue reading

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Come see us at the Indie Media Fair at Central Library on Saturday March 10th!

Come join us for the 7th Annual Indie Media Fair at the London Public Library Central Branch on March 10th from 11 am – 4 pm.  Stop by to see us at the Grit Uplifted table, and to check out other great indie works as well as workshops … Continue reading

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