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“I write from my personal experiences, whether I’ve had them or not.” – Ron Carlson

February Inspired Writing Contest Winner

February Inspired Writing Contest Winner

Day and Night The blackout shades made waking up a rebirth. We did not know it was day until they opened, a tiny sliver of light coming through and then life– bright and shining, me and you. At least when we went out. If it was dark or rainy, we would close them again and […]

January Inspired Writing Contest Winner

January Inspired Writing Contest Winner Heart of a Tree by Cassandra Lane

Heart of a Tree “We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time,” says Romans 8:22. An oak tree in Holmesville, Mississippi groaned all night after hatred used it to destroy, to kill, to lynch Burt Bridges. That day, as the murderers swung […]

Inspiring Kids to Write by Dana Robinson, Children’s Workshop Instructor


Want kids to write? Make it fun. Getting kids to write isn’t rocket science. It isn’t any other type of science either, for that matter. Writing is art, and art should be fun. As with all things, however, it is a lot more fun when you know what you are doing. With just a few […]

Storyteller’s Summer Camp. Interested? Let us know!


Soon the balmy and humid days of our Houston “Winter” will give way to the Spring, where we Houstonians bear witness to a brief and magical explosion of azaleas and the dizzy haze of baby insects pulsing with life and hovering at just the right distance from the pavement to whisper hello in the most […]



Welcome to The Fig Writer’s Studio.  This is the beginning of a new adventure and I hope you’ll come along and be inspired to write something you love or else have fun trying. Stories are at the core of our existence as human beings.  Stories travel through time and space.  They have the power to […]

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