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.


Usually he shaved in the shower. This time he used the Maca root shave cream bought some years back at the Body Shop in Djakarta. He ran his hand over his chin which felt smooth, luxurious, [...]

THEN & NOW – A Sonnet

heady syringas               a garden in spring a rhythmic mantra that the train tracks sing amo   amas   amat                     as in a trance they kiss entwined           under a rising moon [...]