Tag Archives: Dream Keepers

Wednesday Writing Prompt: Winter Haiku by Rochelle Melander

I struggle to be present. When I’m exercising, I plan my writing time. When I’m writing, I worry about what’s lurking in my email. When I check email, I’m trying to figure out how I can answer 80 messages and … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Found Images by Rochelle Melander

I love walking in my crazy university neighborhood, because I find such interesting items (and overhear great conversations). Lately, I have been taking photos of the most fun items I discover. In my work with Dream Keepers, a writing group I … Continue reading

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Practicing Gratitude by Rochelle Melander

If you want to find happiness, find gratitude. —Steve Maraboli This past month I’ve spent three afternoons at two city libraries teaching children to write gratitude letters. We’ve used lots of paper as we’ve mind-mapped gratitude. Between all three sessions, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt: Six-Word Scary Stories by Rochelle Melander

In September, I wrote about my work with Dream Keepers and the six-word memoir. This month, we’ve been back at the library writing six-word scary stories. Here’s how it works. We began by creating a chart with three columns: setting, … Continue reading

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