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A brilliant community space for midlife women - all life is here: family, health, friendships, work, writing, art... Lorraine and Trish are generous hosts, who share their lived experience as well as bringing in speakers for their toprated podcast.
A 'journal of post-civilised neurodiversity and wild mind' that over a decade has published eight issues of the magazine: anthologies of art and writing that travel deep into the human (and other-than-human) psyche. Unpsychology have published authors and artists from all around the world. Some are well known writers and artists including Jay Griffiths, Tanya Shadrick, Thomas Hübl, Helen Moore, Susan Richardson and Bill Plotkin. However, many contributors have never been published before...
Dr Sharon Blackie's word-of-mouth classic If Women Rose Rooted offers a powerful vision of how women can journey to a greater sense of authenticity and belonging. Her Substack is a great place to start for those who want to find out more about her work as a writer, storyteller and psychologist.
Lorraine Candy - author of a bestselling parenting book & co-host of the brilliant Postcards From Midlife podcast - has now put together The Candy Club on Substack as a place to share more of what she’s learning & enjoying.
About Methods and Madness: "Creative process mentor, writer, and transformative facilitator. Sharing content that is original, thought provoking, imaginative, and playful. Images, prompts, questions, quotations, exercises for your mind and imagination will tease and probe the creative side of your personality."
Patti Smith's Just Kids was one of the memoirs that made my own possible: a love letter to creative persistence & daily attention to chance encounters. Like Whitman’s Leaves of Grass & Thoreau’s Walden, it was a book that made me want to write one of my own at last, just to feel in their lineage, however distantly. Do follow Patti Smith on here if you aren't already - she is sharing things of such fun, generosity and quiet grace: music, musings, work-in-progress.