Sally Wiener Grotta Author, Photographer & Speaker
Looking Back, Dreaming Forward
by Sally Wiener Grotta on January 3, 2020 at 9:51 pm
Sally Wiener Grotta's newsletter explores how creativity is fueled by venturing beyond our comfort zones. Does all creativity requires that we throw away old templates and let ourselves be a bit unsure, unrooted? Is that the key to true creative thinking?
The First Morning of the New Decade.
by Sally Wiener Grotta on January 1, 2020 at 2:16 pm
Words and charts and calendars delineate today as special, different. But my body and my heart see this dawn as nothing more or less than another day, another adventure. Who knows where this dawning new decade will lead us?
Living the Creative Life: Embracing Reciprocity Failure
by Sally Wiener Grotta on December 30, 2019 at 1:11 am
"On the razor-edged border between the possible and the impossible, creativity flourishes." ~ Sally Wiener Grotta. How photographic experiments taught one writer to reach beyond her comfort zone.
Reading at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
by Sally Wiener Grotta on December 23, 2019 at 2:04 am
What a thrill and an honor it was to be invited to read one my short story "One Widow's Healing" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, along with David Walton ("Three Laws Lethal"), hosted by Lawrence M. Schoen
Awards Eligibility Post
by Sally Wiener Grotta on December 21, 2019 at 1:02 am
Living outside my comfort zone creatively this year resulted in several published works, including these three awards eligible stories. (download links)
Please come. I’ll be reading at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!
by Sally Wiener Grotta on December 3, 2019 at 3:34 pm
Authors Sally Wiener Grotta and David Walton will read their science fiction at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in conjunction with the museum's Designs for Different Futures Exhibit. December 22, 2019. Presented by Lawrence M. Schoen.
John, Paul, Ringo & George as we never knew them
by Sally Wiener Grotta on November 21, 2019 at 4:35 am
"Across the Universe" - a collection of alternative history short stories about The Beatles is receiving rave reviews, including from "Publishers Weekly" and "Library Journal" - Invitation to book launch party in Brooklyn and links to buy. Includes Sally Wiener Grotta's "The Truth Within".
“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.