Here are a few resources that we have used and can recommend as helpful. We are also posting links to other blogs on writing and grief.
Project Compassion has sponsored writing workshops and symposia using Farther Along prompts: http://www.project-compassion.org/about-us/news.
Hospice and Palliative CareCenter of Winston-Salem, one of the sponsors of our first all-day writing workshop in 2002: http://hospicecarecenter.org/content/resources.
See Carol Henderson‘s web page and blog for writing workshops and prompts: http://www.carolhenderson.com/blog/ and http://www.carolhenderson.com
Farther Along Facebook page usually links to new posts on our blog: https://www.facebook.com/fartheralongbook.
—Meadow Restoration: A Chronicle of Managing an Old Field to Protect its Flora and Fauna includes a post about finding a surprising link to one of our children: http://meadowrestoration.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/in-loving-memory-of-malcolm-henderson/.
A link to SECU Family House in Winston-Salem about Farther Along: http://www.familyhousews.org/news/looking-for-the-perfect-gift/ Proceeds from book sales go to Family House. Besides Amazon and online sellers and sales at book events, you can purchase copies of Farther Along at SECU Family House,1970 Baldwin Lane, Winston-Salem, NC.
Kindermourn in Charlotte, NC hosted a workshop in October and one of the Farther Along women led a writing workshop in February and March at 1320 Harding Place, Charlotte, NC 28204. See http://www.kindermourn.org/ .
Farther Along had books for sale at Voices of Hope, an annual event sponsored by the Michael Yang Foundation in Salisbury, NC in November, and a writing symposium/book signing sponsored by the group is scheduled for April 27. See http://www.michaelyangfound.org/ and http://fartheralongbook.com/book-events for more information.
OTHER BLOGS TO SHARE:
After attendance at a recent book event in Salisbury at the Literary Bookpost, Dawn Poulterer wrote this post on her own blog about what she heard: http://dawnfromphilly.blogspot.com/2013/05/a-sacred-moment-random-bookstore-and.html
Contribute a story to A Long Journey of Loss and Healing/ mothers share their stories after the death of a child and read others at http://fminder07.wordpress.com/2013/02/.
Another mother’s blog about losing a child is I Have to Choose Joy at http://ihavetochoosejoy.com/about/.
Robin Gaphni writes about the transformational power of grief in her blog Grief and Gratitude at http://www.griefgratitude.com/