CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

When we think of being captivated by something, we think of immersing ourselves in it, focusing our senses and losing ourselves in a moment. What better expresses this experience than poetry? With its deep focus, rich imagery, and economy of words, a poem can allow the reader to experience the world through the poet’s eyes.…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

May as a verb is about permission, asking for and granting it. At PWN, we believe in allowing ourselves space to enjoy the activities that feed our souls and make us happy. We give ourselves permission to indulge in activities that delight our senses—sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and touch—and keep us coming back for more. …

Q&A with Laura Cyphers

Project Write Now is excited to introduce our newest instructor, Laura Cyphers, who will be teaching remotely from Virginia. Laura is teaching two poetry classes—one for adults: Poetry & the Natural World and one for teens: Teen Poetry. We recently “virtually” sat down with Laura to learn more about her love of poetry and to find…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

We are all responding to our time in quarantine differently. Some of us are throwing ourselves into our work. Others are having difficulty focusing on the page. Whether it is directly related to our writing or not, we believe that whatever we’re doing to pass the time can be used to strengthen our insight and…

CAPTIVATED: WHAT PWN IS OBSESSED WITH …

February—with its red roses, love notes, and cheeky candy hearts—indulges our obsessions. Romantic, plutonic, drool-worthy, or a little silly, this is the month we are allowed to give ourselves over to guilty pleasures, profess our love, and get googly-eyed over people or objects we adore. Since we believe that inspiration comes in many forms, at…