Post by Alisha (@alishakathryn) on Mon, 07 Sep 15 14:02:08 +0000 Reposted by Lead: Tracy Van Santana @tvansantana (@ellowrites) on Sat, 25 Mar 17 20:42:45 +0000 View Original Post View Full Post They helped me to affirm my place as a writer and as a creative person. For the first time in a long time, I never once felt like I had to explain myself to them. Their reasons for being there were the same as mine, because the need to create is ever-present. It never goes away. [some thoughts on a writing residency: http://www.alishaebling.com/mosquitoes-cornfields-and-creative-journeys-art-farm-2015/] Writers of Ello, please welcome back Alisha.