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.

I Was Here, This Is What Happened

I was here. This is what happened. ‘Je m’appelle Christiane. Je suis née à Calais le 11 juin, 1905…’ This is the simplest act of existence. Something we all can claim. A name. A place and [...]

NOBODY & THANK YOU

[First Poem Written on the Life Writing Course] NOBODY   I am Nobody because i do not have a voice I’m expected to do whatever, without given a choice Nobody, because I’ve always [...]

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 [...]