- Writing and Storytelling: To Survive and to Thrive- The Psychotherapist Magazine. (Wild Words website version here) (2016)
- The Magic of Metaphor – Writing Magazine UK (2013)
- Writing Your Memoirs - Saga Magazine (2016)
- Wild Words: Exploring the Connections Between Writing, Nature, and the Self - Lapidus Journal (2017)
- Creative Writing as Therapy - Psychotherapy.net (2015)
- Creative Flow at 'Ways With Words' 2014 - Telegraph 'Ways with Words' Festival blog (2014)
- New Nature Writing - Penzance Literary Festival blog (2017)
- Healing Biography: The Therapeutic Benefits of Writing Your Life Story (2009)
- Julie Spiller: Her life on a postcard. Part of the Your Life On A Postcard series. (2009)
Writing and storytelling is not luxury for human beings. It’s how we survive. Re-find the natural storyteller, to move from block to flow in writing and storytelling. An article for psychotherapists, therapy clients and wordsmiths.
Understand the profound implications of embodied and conceptual metaphor, and how they extend to metaphor on the page, in order to become a better writer.
An interview with Bridget Holding on all aspects of writing memoirs, for family, and for wider publication.
The importance of a holistic, embodied approach to storytelling (written and oral). When we re-find our wildness, and function in tune with our environment, and ourselves, we bring vitality and health into our stories, as well as into our lives.
A case study in embodiment and writing. ‘An interesting fusion’. That’s what my project ‘Wild Words’ was once called by a fellow psychotherapist, and yes, he was looking down his nose at me….
The trailblazing genre of ‘New Nature Writing’. It’s groundbreaking, thought-provoking, politically challenging, society changing. It’s awe inspiring stuff. It connects people. It’s a route to re-find the animal in us. The wild.
In the watercolour wash blue of the midafternoon sky, clouds block the sun.
They hurl shifting shadows on to the ground below. I throw my jumper off, tip my head and spread my arms wide to wallow in the warmth.