Unleash Your Story
Welcome you wondrous creature. You with your story caught in your throat, on the edge of your lips, tingling your fingertips into sharper prints. You who knows words=medicine. You who can’t wait a moment longer to use and loose your voice—that wild, astonishing music that belongs to you alone. May you and your story find sanctuary here.
Ready for Creative Relief and Liberation?
Get FREE “5 Simple Moves to Free the Stuck Writer”
+ Access to My Monthly Newsletter
Mitchell SommersAttorney, Mitchell Sommers, Esq. P.C.; Fiction Editor, Philadelphia Stories – Lancaster, PA
When I realized that I needed some help to get a draft of my novel completed, and doing it on my own usually ended up with me rubbing the dog's furry belly instead, I started asking some of my other writer friends for a resource, and I kept hearing Jen's name over and over. She truly has been amazing, providing me with advice, suggestions, direction, encouragement, encouragement (yeah, I said it twice), and has helped me bring my sprawling mess of an idea closer to fruition that I had thought possible. Hire her. You won't regret it.
From the Blog: Story Water
When, when will I finally be worthy? That awful corset of a question. It steals my breath, squashes my organs, and dries up my ink. When will I at last allow myself to be here without explaining … [Read More]
Jen Violi is the author of Putting Makeup on Dead People, a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book, finalist for the Oregon Book Awards, and shortlisted for the PNBA and Oregon Spirit Awards.
As a mentor, editor, and facilitator, Jen helps writers unleash the stories they’re meant to tell, from blogs to websites to award winning books.
With advanced degrees in theology and creative writing—devoted to creating sanctuary for stories and their humans—for twenty years Jen has facilitated retreats and workshops and mentored and nurtured hundreds of writers as they find their voices, hone their manuscripts, and take creative leaps and plunges.
Jen is a columnist and regular contributor for Sweatpants & Coffee and has been a featured presenter at The Louisiana Book Festival, Wordstock, the Antioch Writers’ Workshop, A Frock-alicious Life is Calling, and the Saints & Sinners Literary Festival.[ Read More ]