I love to tell stories, read stories. Write stories.
Having a place to write and people to share with is a great way to keep the tools sharp and the words flowing.
But, unfortunately I don't have anyone to write with around here.
That's one of things I wanted this blog for: to practice writing.
also wanted to publish writing exercises for Jewish women that are
modest and keep Jewish ethical values intact while teaching creativity.
also would like writing exercises that reflect the Jewish life cycle.
Every week is different with a different weekly Torah portion, a
different phase of the moon within a different month.
wanted some writing exercises that reflect the growth that takes place
in a Torah observant world by simply following the seasons, and holidays
and days of the week in the Jewish calendar.
I want to write about middot-character traits and refining them-and about the mitzvot, and perfecting them.
want to write about the three prayers: Shahrit (morning)
Minhah(afternoon) and Aaravit/Maariv(evening). What they mean and what
The old adage for writers: Write about what you know.
is what Jewish women know, really know and experience every day of
every year and this is what I want to encourage them(and myself!) to
write about in their writing practice. I want it to be a structured way
to grow as a writer and as a Jew.
I haven't found a book yet that does these things.
If not now, when?אם לא עכשיו, אז מתי