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…]

April & May 2017 classes

Mother Nature is about to get really creative, so why don’t you join her? Dive deep into a weekend intensive to help you clarify the life you want to live, or take the Heroine’s Journey in one of two ways: A weeklong morning intensive or a weekly class in April and May.  My classes are [more…]

Q&A

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…]