In this writing workbook, Sheila Bender offers help and inspiration for those who mourn. Having lost her son in a snowboarding accident in 2000, she leads readers in using the craft of writing to articulate not only the pain and sadness of loss, but also to find a route into reclaiming joyful memories as well as gratitude for having known the deceased. The narrative from the author's journey, the examples from her writing and the writing of others, as well as 16 assessable writing prompts, make Sorrow's Words: Writing Exercises to Heal Grief a treasure for those who need to learn the power of memories and a new way to appreciate beauty in the bittersweet nature of human experience.
|Publisher:||Writing it Real|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)|
About the Author
Sheila Bender is the founder of WritingItReal.com, dedicated to helping people write from personal experience. Her books include the memoir, A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief; a collection of poems, Behind Us the Way Grows Wider; and many books on writing including Creative Writing DeMystified and Writing in a Convertible with the Top Down.