We publish writing by course participants on a regular basis in the spirit of sharing life experiences with others. Each piece is original work by Life Righting Collective course participants – from the pen and from the heart. We want to showcase authentic voices that we hope will inspire you to write your own stories and buy our anthology, This is How It Is, as well as other books by our members. Scroll down to read our stories.

A TALL DUTCH MAN, A SHORT STORY

The swimming pool is calm and the water is freezing cold, I know this without even putting a finger in there. Such a beautiful setting really. The swimming pool complex smack in the middle of [...]

FROM LARGO TO LARMENIER, Chapter 1

“O sole mio sta ‘nfronte a te…” Mario’ s light tenor voice rings out with desperate longing while singing the old Neapolitan song.  We are sitting on the front steps of our house in the gathering [...]

FOUR NOT OUT (YET)

When I am four I pull the telly over A black and white monster Comes crashing to the floor. 1966 The decade in full swing Mary Quant the very thing Along with pick-up sticks. Flashes of that day [...]