Stories Told. Lives Changed.
WoFo is honored to have writer and teacher Blake Kilgore participate in the “Why I Write” series. Blake’s writing has been featured in various literary magazines such as Stonecoast Review and Forge. Please check out Blake and all his writings at.blakekilgore.com. “Why do I write? I teach history, and this requires me to read stories […]
It’s Father’s Day Weekend! Time to hike up your socks, fire up the grill, lean back in your favorite chair and say things like …”do I look like I’m made of money?” and “”My house, my rules!” shortly followed by “I don’t know… go ask your mother.” With the popularity of Justin Halpern’s hilarious book […]
A few days after a muscle biopsy procedure my doctor called and delivered the name of my mysterious internal antagonist–Sar-coy-something. As I scratched down its letters on the back of a Chinese take-out menu he explained the intimacies of my disease, offered some reassurance and outlined a plan of attack. When the call ended […]
It’s 2:30 am and my bladder awakes, stirs and informs me with little urgent pangs that we have to pee again. I try to ignore him but my bladder (like all bladders I presume) is persistent, the pangs work to a throb and while watching the silhouette of the ceiling fan’s rhythmic spin I think […]
Jenny Schoberl author of Kids are Turds and Musings of a 20-Something Mom and the Perils of Being a Mommy Blogger has amassed a loyal following of readers through her hysterical, self-deprecating and often obscenity laced blog holdinholden.com. Jenny is the mother of two and a self-described “pot of stress”. I was curious to know […]
People assume since I’m an English teacher and writer I love reading. Now, even though this assumption maybe true, people also assume that I’m some book floozie– quick to slide into bed with each and every book that sashays my way. This is not true. Not at all. See, I’m a book snob. I can […]
On May 17th, amidst the buzz of the approaching senior prom, WoFo sponsored a Write-a-Thon at Robbinsville High School . The event attracted thirty-three 12th grade writers. Their mission–in two hours compose an original, personal story which recounts a time where their perspective of themselves or the world at large was challenged. For the contest […]