Feet to the Fire Writers' Workshops® OUTLOUD

Feet to the Fire Writers' Workshops® OUTLOUD


Latest Episodes

Carol Mead "Buddy"
August 26, 2020

Carol Mead is a woman who values the power of words, as a way to communicate with her children and grandchildren a valued reach to loved ones. She cherishes her friendships dearly and so when faced with the word "buddy", it prompted her to exami

Ellen Stanley Sears "All is Well"
August 04, 2020

Ellen Stanley Sears is a teacher, writer, and artist who finds peace in observation, in nature, especially. In this episode Ellen talks about language, the beauty of words and walking through grief, writing through grief. She says, "I know I'll

Joe Proctor "The Ray Charles Story - 1959"
July 28, 2020

Joe Proctor is a faithful writer of daily journals, haiku (a traditional form of Japanese poetry), a former DJ and a grower of vegetables. He emphatically believes that writing is one of his best daily practices and he's accumulating quite a collecti

Dr. Jennifer Jenks, MD "Writing to Feel Better"
July 14, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Jenks is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist who works with children, adolescents and adults in her private practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As an avid writer herself, she shares a solid belief in the benefits of writing; sharing and creating stor

John Harbison "Dancing on the Edge"
July 07, 2020

John Harbison is a prolific reader, writer and watcher of birds, a watcher of all things nature. He writes nearly every day, as he believes that writing is therapeutic and a way to capture his legacy for his daughters. In "Dancing on the Edge",

Weezie Walker "Ode to Writing"
July 01, 2020

Weezie Walker has discovered a newfound love for writing in her later years, as it's opened a "wonderful outlet" which she didn't realize was within her. Constantly amazed by her children and grandchildren, the learning is a continuous

Judith Conn "Never Forget the Important Things"
June 24, 2020

Writer Judith Conn shares her thoughts on finding purpose during the COVID-19 shutdown in senior living. An avid gardener, she turns to her words to describe, through metaphor, life purpose: "I still wait in child-like anticipation for the seeds plan

Introducing: Feet to the Fire Writers' Workshops® OUTLOUD
June 17, 2020

All these stories! We knew that people had to be heard, so we bring you Feet to the Fire Writers' Workshops OUTLOUD, a weekly podcast designed to give voice to the writers themselves. Stories shape our lives. When we write them down and share them w