Write at Home

In response to the recent social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigel and I created a Write at Home resource with writing prompts to help calm/distract the mind. Find the PDF here to start your own writing practice: 

 

Healing through Writing Resources

Allen, G. (2000). Language, power, and consciousness: A writing experiment at the University of Toronto. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 246-290). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Anderson, C. M., & MacCurdy, M. M. (Eds.). (2000). Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Bolton, G., Field, V., & Thompson, K. (Eds.) (2006). Writing works: A resource handbook for therapeutic writing workshops and activities. London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Bump, J. (2000.) Teaching emotional literacy. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 313-335). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Charon, R. (2006). Narrative medicine: Honoring the stories of illness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Dreamers Creative Writing [Homepage]. (2019). Retrieved from https://www.dreamerswriting.com/

Florence, S. Las Madres, upstairs/downstairs: From soul maps and story circles to intertextual collaboration. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 416-448). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Hawkins, A. H. (2000). Pathography and enabling myths: The process of healing. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 222-241). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Herrington, A. J., & Curtis, M. (2000). Chapter one: Shaping the study. In A. J. Herrington & M. Curtis (Eds.), Persons in Process: Four stories of writing and personal development in college. (pp. 1-53). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED437670.pdf

Katie, B., & Mitchell, S. (2003). Loving what is: four questions that can change your life. New York, NY: Harmony Books.

Kooser, T. (2005). The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical advice for beginning poets. University of Nebraska Press.

Lapidus International: Words for Wellbeing Association [Homepage]. (2019). Retrieved from https://www.lapidus.org.uk/

Lengelle, R. (2009). Blossom & Balsam: Poems that reveal and heal (2nd ed.). Edmonton, AB: Black Tulip Press.

Lengelle, R. (2017). Happy: poems and reflections for writing and healing the self. Edmonton, AB: MAIS 621 course text.

MacCurdy, M. M. (2000). From trauma to writing: A theoretical model for practical use. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 158-200). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

Meijers, F. & Lengelle, R. (2012). Narratives at work: the development of a career identity. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 40, 157-177. Retrieved from http://0-web.a.ebscohost.com.aupac.lib.athabascau.ca/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=1&sid=9e881e01-df78-4a39-90e0-5aff32f1c108%40sessionmgr4008

Morrow, D. (2006). A Word of Caution about Writing and Healing [Webpage]. Retrieved from http://writingandhealing.org/2006/11/02/a_word_of_cauti

Nye, E. (2000). The more I tell my story: Writing as healing in an HIV/AIDS Community. In C. M. Anderson & M. M. MacCurdy (Eds.), Writing and healing: toward an informed practice. (pp. 385-415). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED436788.pdf

O’Donohue, J. (2004). The voice of the poet. In Beauty: The invisible embrace, 80-81. New York, NY: Harper Collins. Retrieved from https://mais.lms.athabascau.ca/file.php/843/readings/odonohue.pdf

Phelan, H. (2018). What’s all this about journalling? [Webpage]. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/style/journaling-benefits.html

Schaff, P. (2006). Donning the white coat: The narrative threads of professional development. Journal for Learning through the Arts: A Research Journal on Arts Integration, 2(1), 1-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.21977/D92110065

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