Today was the last Writing from the Womb class. For seven weeks the writers and I have been preparing for this moment, the day each of them would have the audacity and face fear by hitting send and applying to writing competitions and literary journals. These amazing writers HIT SEND! I am filled with such pride. Humbled to have been their midwife and honored to have walked with them through a grueling process of honing craft, analyzing great fiction, revising and editing, and nurturing the work they want to see out in the world.
Tonight as I close this day I just want to say to these writers:
I honor you for your bravery!
I praise you for your audacity!
I dare you to continue hitting send!
And never forget what you achieved today!
You are all badasses!
(1) Before 2015 comes to a close I will submit…
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