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Part 2: “Who owns the story?” by Riehl & Farrow on

Women’s Memoirs runs part 2 of “Who Owns the Story?” as a writing prompt. Who Owns the Story? You’ve decided that yes, you’re going to do the scary thing. There in the mirror of the written page you’re going to expose yourself—warts be damned. Read on to find out what our really fun writing prompts […]

Collaboration: Check your ego at the door! by Riehl & Farrow

Read our third post in our Collaboration Cycle on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View. Collaboration: Check your ego at the door! by Janet Riehl & Stephanie Farrow in our Creative Catalyst column.

Riehlife Poem-of-the-Day: “Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins

by Billy Collins from The Apple that Astonished Paris During my Poem-of-the-Day series on Riehlife we’ll have a mixture of named poets & others just like the rest of us. My friend Stephanie Farrow in Albuquerque, New Mexico chooses the Big Name Poets. She sends her picks out via email every day. I’ll be scooping […]

Collaboration: Trust Floats the Boat

Join us on Story Circle Network’s Telling Her Stories as Stephanie Farrow and I continue to discuss the essentials of collaboration in our Creative Catalyst column. This month? Without trust, collaboration ain’t gonna work.

Making Collaboration Work, Part 4: Creative Catalysts Riehl and Farrow

Here’s the second part of the conversation between my New Mexico collaborator Stephanie Farrow and myself. Check out the first part of our making collaboration work discussion. In our column “Creative Catalyst” on Story Circle Network’s blog Telling Her Stories: The Broad View, we have posted the first two of a three-part cycle on collaboration: […]

Making Collaboration Work, Part 3: Creative Catalysts Janet Riehl & Stephanie Farrow

Riehlife’s February and March blog-of-the-month theme is Collaboration, that most excellent of love relationships in our lives and work. This series features two interviews by two collaboration duos plus a conversation with a distance educator. In our first 2-part interview Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler told us how they met and shared five tips for […]

“Art of Critique” by Riehl & Farrow on Telling Her Stories

Critique is an art when done well–and potentially damaging when it’s not. In our fifth cycle for our Creative Catalyst column on Telling Her Stories (Story Circle Network) Stephanie Farrow and I take on this topic. “Art of Critique” is our keynote post in this cycle of three.

“Mission Possible” for Creative Catalyst, SCN Telling Her Stories

We have dedicated two cycles of three posts each on the topic of fear in creative practice. “Mission Possible”is the second post in the second cycle. Our last post in this series will appear in October. Stephanie Farrow collaborates with me in writing our Creative Catalyst column for Story Circle Network’s blog: “Telling Her Stories.”

National Poetry Month & Riehlife Poem of the Day Begins: Oh, frabjous day!

Oh, frabjous day. Callo! Callay! It’s National Poetry Month! And once again we have trusted friend, poetry lover, and marvelous poet Stephanie Farrow as our Riehlife Poem of the Day editor. Thanks, dear friend.–Janet Stephanie says: Unfortunately, April has only 30 days, which means only 30 poems-a-day, and there are so many more that deserve […]

TLC’s “The Singing Office” features my young friend Annemieke Marie Farrow in “Animal Shelter vs. School Bus Drivers”

Annemieke Marie Farrow, Master of the Portable Portfolio Today at 9 p.m. CST (my time!) for 60 minutes check out: The Singing Office Animal Shelter vs. School Bus Drivers Joey Fatone (N’SYNC) and Mel B. (Spice Girls) are on a fun mission to discover hidden talent in workplaces across America. Mel B. is searching at […]