Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Reclamation” by Alan David Ross (2012)

He paused at the opening for a moment, fear and uncertainty held him fast.  Then at once exhaustion and resignation held sway; knowing that he must cross the threshold, the man stepped from this world and into another.  His reason such as it was … Continue reading

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Old East Village Block Party – Grit Uplifted Reading: Photo Album

Last Saturday’s Old East Village Block Party featured a 5:30pm public reading by a few of the participants of the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group. They shared some of their original pieces of writing, loud and proud, from the top … Continue reading

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Please note: Changes to Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group/ Contact Information

I am happy to announce that I have recently accepted a new position with Addiction Services of Thames Valley, which means I will no longer be working in the Health Outreach for People Who Are Homeless at London InterCommunity Health … Continue reading

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“Come to Dinner” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 4: Character)

The writing exercise during the session on “Characters” on Saturday June 21, 2012 was to “Choose a main character that you previously created or write a brief character sketch using the headings provided on the board. -> Your main character … Continue reading

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“The Shores of the Beach” by Carrie Anne Gauthier Okkerse (May 7, 2012)

Walking down the shores of the beach Talking to the skies in the night There’s a man with blue eyes that sees because I am walking to the beat of the heart I can hear it going thump in the … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted writers featured at the Old East Village Block Party on July 21st

Please join us on Saturday July 21, 2012 from 2-8pm at the Old East Village Block Party on Princess Ave. between Ontario and English Streets. Participants from the Grit Uplifted Creative Writing Group are scheduled to read some of their … Continue reading

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