Showing posts with label Mary Ricketson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mary Ricketson. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Video Links for Nancy Simpson Celebration, held May 5, 2018, at the John C. Campbell Folk School

Left to right, Glenda Beall, Jeremy Brantley, Lynn Rutherford, Yan Yang Brantley, and Janice Moore
The Nancy Simpson Celebration was a success. Many noted authors spoke and read, most from Simpson's books. Some read poems they had written for Nancy.

Readers included:

Shelby Stephenson, Poet Laureate of NC, Steve Harvey, Debbie McGill, Janice Moore, Brenda Kay Ledford, Karen Paul Holmes, Mary Ricketson, Rosemary Rhodes Royston,Glenda Barrett, Joan Ellen Gage, and Glenda Council Beall.

Glenda Council Beall led the Celebration as Emcee. Here are video links from the Celebration, (taken by Yan Yang Brantley), note, they are not in order:

Video #1: Glenda Beall
Video #6: Rosemary R. Royston
Video #10: Shelby Stephenson

Photos will follow at a later date.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Local Writers to hold Therapeutic Writing Workshop on Saturday, April 7, 2018

Mary Rose Workshops
 You are invited to the premier presentation of Therapeutic Writing Workshops for Women, by Mary and Rosemary (Mary Rose).

The First Mary Rose Workshop will be held 4/7/2018. It will be led by:

Mary Ricketson
Rosemary Royston

Mary Ricketson, (left), published writer of poetry, and Licensed Professional Counselor.

Rosemary Royston, (right), published writer of poetry and prose, Master of Fine Arts, Lecturer at Young Harris College, GA.

The theme of this workshop:

Therapeutic writing, any genre:  crafting your own poem or prose

Saturday, April 7, 2018:

10 AM – 4 PM                        $50 per person             limit 12 participants

What to bring:
A bag lunch, notebook and pencils/pens.                  Healthy drinks and snacks will be provided.

447 Pet Lane, Murphy NC 28906  
Directions will be provided upon registration.  Count on a 20 minute drive north of Murphy NC.
Arrive at a cabin in a quiet wooded setting.

Expressive writing about your own experience, including trauma, even for only 15 minutes a day, is known to be helpful to the immune system, stabilize blood pressure, calm the body and mind, and contribute to overall good health.

This workshop is geared toward writers of intermediate and advanced levels.
Expect informative sessions, time to write, read your own words, receive and offer critique.
Break times will allow for indoor/outdoor seating, walks, conversation or quiet solitude.

Register by:
Contact Mary or Rosemary:

Fees may be paid by cash or personal check.