Faculty

       
Teresa Cutler-Broyles Teresa Cutler-Broyles spends her time writing novels, travel essays, academic chapters, and creative non-fiction. When she isn't writing she teaches at the University of New Mexico, USA, at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, and online at Southern New Hampshire University and Story Circle Network.

Her passions include story-telling and myth, travel, the history of printing, historical research & preservation, ancient architecture, teratology, gardens, circuses, Italy, and writing about all of the above. Visit her websites (TLC Travels & TLC Writing Coach) and her blog.

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Currently teaching: The Love of Everyday Things: Telling the Stories of Our Lives

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Tina Games Tina Games is the author of Journaling by the Moonlight: A Mother's Path to Self-Discovery. As a certified creativity and life purpose coach, and a master retreat leader and certified journal writing facilitator, she is the "Moonlight Muse" for women who want to tap into the "full moon within" and claim their authentic self, both personally and professionally. Through her signature coaching programs, based on the phases of the moon, Tina gently guides women from darkness into light as they create an authentic vision filled with purpose, passion, and creative expression. She lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts with her husband and their two teenagers. For more information about her work, please visit her website where you can pick up your complimentary New Moon Vision Board kit. Visit her blog.

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Currently teaching: Using the Moon as a Metaphor for the Creative Process & Transforming Your Money Story.

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Lynn Goodwin Lynn Goodwin owns Writer Advice. She's written You Want Me to Do WHAT? Journaling for Caregivers (Tate Publishing) and Talent (Eternal Press). She was short-listed for a Literary Lightbox Award and won a Bronze Medal in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards for Talent.

Goodwin's work has appeared in Voices of Caregivers; Hip Mama; Small Press Review; Dramatics Magazine; The Sun; Inspire Me Today; Caregiver Village; Good Housekeeping.com, Purple Clover.com and elsewhere. She is a reviewer and teacher at Story Circle Network, and she is a manuscript coach here at Writer Advice. Her memoir about getting married for the first time at 62 has been picked up by Koehler Press and will be out in early 2018, but she always has time to write guest blog posts and answer questions. Visit her website and her blog.

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Currently teaching: Independent Study Program, Session 1 & Independent Study Program, Session 2.

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Deborah Knox Deborah Knox is the author of the book Put Your Spirit to Work: Making a living Being Yourself and has collaborated on a guidebook entitled Transforming Retirement with Extended Life Options. She maintains a private practice for people in career transitions, mid-life transitions and end-of-life transitions. She leads regular and advanced writing groups with participants wishing to explore and share the power of story in their lives. Deb is experiencing the joy of sharing housing with another woman who has Parkinson's Disease. You can read the magical story of how we met and the benefits of creating an innovative solution for successful aging here. Visit her website, her blog.

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Currently teaching: Stories for the Next Generation: Recalling, Writing and Sharing your Family Legends

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Len Leatherwood Len Leatherwood, Program Coordinator for SCN's Online Classes program, has been teaching writing privately to students in Beverly Hills for the past 17 years. She has received a state and national teacher award for the past 7 years from the Scholastic Artists and Writers Awards, the oldest and most prestigious writing contest for youth in the U.S. She is a daily blogger at 20 Minutes a Day, as well as a published writer of 'flash' fiction/memoir with pieces appearing in flashquake, longstoryshort, All Things Girl, SCN's True Words Anthology, Provo Canyon Review, as well as A Cup of Comfort Cookbook, currently available on Amazon. She was a nominee for a Pushcart Prize, the best of the small presses, in 2015.

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Currently teaching: Exploring the How-To's of the Personal Essay

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Ginger Miles Ginger Miles is an award-winning independent writer and producer of nationally distributed programs on National Public Radio and PRI. Her work is in two permanent collections: the Museum of Television and Radio, New York City, and the Center for American History at the University of Texas/Austin. Visit her website.

Currently teaching: Writing for the Spoken Word: Podcast and Print.

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Naomi Sandweiss Naomi Sandweiss' research and writing have taken her from Taos, New Mexico, to Venice, Italy and many places in between. Her publications include Jewish Albuquerque: 1860-1960, in which she used more than 200 historic images to illustrate the city's fascinating Jewish history. Her articles and essays have appeared in numerous publications; shes taught University-level writing and communication courses and is currently working on a novel set in 17th c. Venice. Naomi enjoys exploring nature and the outdoors in her home state of New Mexico. Visit her website.

Currently teaching: Nature of Your Life: Winter/Early Spring.

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Andrea Simon Andrea Simon is the author of the historical novel, Esfir is Alive, the memoir Bashert: A Granddaughter's Holocaust Quest, as well as several published stories and essays. She is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the winner of the Ernest Hemingway First Novel Contest, two Dortort Creative Writing Awards, the Stark Short Fiction Prize, the Short Story Society Award, and the Authors in the Park Short Story Writing Contest. Esfir is Alive was a finalist in the 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award and won a 2017 Moonbeam Children's Book Award. Andrea holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the City College of New York where she has taught writing. She is also an accomplished photographer, and lives in New York City. Visit her website and her art website.

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Currently teaching: How to Write About Your Family: And Still Talk to Them Afterwards.

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Linda Steele Linda Steele lives on Cape Cod. She earned her Bachelor's degree from UCLA and her Master's Degree from University of Texas, Dallas. She teaches college courses in English Literature and Writing and workshops related to food and story. She is the author of Meet Me in My Cape Cod Kitchen: Recipes for Seaside Living and is passionate about inspiring others to write. Visit her website & her blog.

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Currently teaching: Creative Writing Workshop: Exploring Food Through Story

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