Sally Wiener Grotta Author, Photographer & Speaker
“The Winter Boy” Honored: One of 12 Unique Works of Fantasy That Are Hard To Put Down
by Sally Wiener Grotta on August 16, 2019 at 7:12 am
According to Wiki.ezvid,"Some creative authors put their own spin on the [fantasy] genre and produce unique works that revitalize old tropes." The listed novels and video include "The Winter Boy" by Sally Wiener Grotta
A poem: Life’s Rhythms
by Sally Wiener Grotta on June 30, 2019 at 2:56 pm
"Life's Rhythms" a poem by Sally Wiener Grotta -- "Life’s rhythms are implacable / Uncaring / Birth, growth / Illness, death. / Forward Life moves... /... Life happens/Love creates." Click through to read the full poem.
Our Memories as Personal Mythology
by Sally Wiener Grotta on June 24, 2019 at 12:06 am
Inspired by recently reading David Black's novel "An Impossible LIfe," I consider my own family history, and how memory is more personal mythology than factual history.
Poetic License 007
by Sally Wiener Grotta on June 3, 2019 at 12:07 pm
I often struggle to find just the right word to convey the picture I have in my mind of a place I've invented or a character who is demanding to live in my stories. When I find that one perfect word, I am sometimes surprised...
A Poem: What are Words?
by Sally Wiener Grotta on May 25, 2019 at 12:33 pm
What are words, if not wonder made flesh. Wisps of air made real by their taste, texture. dancing...
by Sally Wiener Grotta on May 11, 2019 at 1:47 pm
A portrait of family love and reflections about the generations spanning time before/after we exist, on the anniversary of my father's death. "...Generations created this moment, as I composed the image and pressed the shutter button. Generations I can know only from stories told by those who came before and are no more..."
My Short Story “One Widow’s Healing” Honored by Jefferson Hospital
by Sally Wiener Grotta on May 10, 2019 at 1:21 am
What a thrill it was to be part of Jefferson Hospital's 2100 Health Odyssey gala, where my short story "One Widow's Healing" was among those honored. The writing prompt: to use science fiction to instigate creative thinking on the future of health care.
The Feminine Line
by Sally Wiener Grotta on March 11, 2019 at 1:38 pm
A poem: Sisters and mothers and mothers of mothers... We stretch through each other to the other/Generations wide and long
The Story of Us
by Sally Wiener Grotta on March 4, 2019 at 2:40 am
The narrative of "us" that is currently told is that we are a divided people. As long as we continue to tell and believe that story, can we be anything more than the contentious populace we are now?
Calling All Dreamers
by Sally Wiener Grotta on February 24, 2019 at 10:55 pm
Guest blog. In the editorial for the first issue of "DreamForge" magazine, Scot Noel writes eloquently about why he has faith in the future of humanity.