Move Your Pen and Open Your Mind

Small, seriously fun memoir classes in Boulder, Denver & afield

About Lisa

In 2003, I wrote a story for Smithsonian magazine that changed my life. It was a profile of the most astonishing person I’ve ever met — Stanford Addison, a quadriplegic Northern Arapaho horse gentler and traditional healer who lived on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. His place became my second home for nearly [more…]

Fall Classes

My weekly Heroine’s Journey classes for the fall are full, but you can get on the wait list for either the Tuesday noon to 2:30 class, or the Wed. 9-11:30 a.m. class by contacting me here. Stay tuned for more offerings as they come up, or sign up for my e-mail updates by clicking here. [more…]


Forget about being clever or educated or persuasive or having a great vocabulary. Quit trying to look so cheerful, so victorious, so worthy. Become a humble servant of your own truth, and your writing will become a vital force for healing, because once our truths are known and witnessed and no one in the room [more…]