Should writers tweet?

Sage CohenProductive writing3 Comments

Do you tweet? Are you curious about trying? Why should a writer use twitter, anyway? And what’s the best way to get started? Robert Lee Brewer (poet and editor of Writer’s Market, and Poet’s Market) has a really great post called Twitter Cheat Sheet for Writers (Updated) that explains the advantages of tweeting, gives an overview of the terminology, gives … Read More

Dear Fritz Guest House,

Sage CohenSage poetry and prose8 Comments

I sleep the sleep of seagulls. Sucked-out shell and salt. I fold my wings in and tuck my head under like the idea of a ship and slip along the surface of time. It has taken 41 years to prepare this body for living. Beside my bed the blown-over trees seem to be aching with every arm they have for … Read More

Dear Henry,

Sage CohenSage poetry and prose8 Comments

What has it cost you to love me? Sentry to this sanctum, you station yourself each night between my sleep and the door. There will be no surprises on your watch. Insistent on deference, you have kept one step behind me with your jolly, lopsided skip, refused the front seat, denied the bed’s hierarchy for more than eleven years. Together, … Read More

7 great ways to make 2011 more poetic and productive

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January is going to be one heckuva month over here at Path of Possibility world headquarters! I’ll be launching three, online classes for students around the world, reading at several free (and inspiring) Portland events, speaking in New York City and offering a free teleclass to listeners everywhere. (Plus, if you’re in the Portland area, I’d love to say hello … Read More

Dear Poem,

Sage CohenSage poetry and prose2 Comments

Theo and I sit on the loveseat, my body a parenthesis enclosing the small exclamation of his. We study the six spider webs on the other side of our dividing glass that seem to hold our home together. This is what it is like to be inside of you dew suggesting diamonds all along the improbable silk of your weave … Read More

Welcome to The Path of Possibility!

Sage CohenProductive writing4 Comments

Hello, and thanks for stopping by The Path of Possibility in Writing and in Life! My name is Sage Cohen, and I’m a poet, author, teacher, seeker, mother and friend. My muse menagerie includes one toddler, three cats and two dogs. For 13 years, I have run my own marketing communications firm where I write strategic content for businesses of … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Break it Down

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“To help me focus on the most important projects I need to give attention to each day, I identify three or four major projects each week that are the most important on my list. Then I schedule in time for them every day. I also schedule in small tasks that will let me take breaks from the major work, but … Read More

Productivity Tip Tuesday: Find it Online Faster

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“It’s great to spend time reading, traveling, interviewing, and soaking up atmosphere. But in reality, depending on the story, you can often achieve verisimilitude with a much smaller investment of resources. Online, you can find three-dimensional maps that put you in the street, reams of searchable data about every imaginable topic, and images that help you find just the right … Read More