We are here to help. Don't know where to start. Start with the passion. What excites you most in life? What skill sets have you acquired pursuing this passion?What are the changes you would like to see in the world?Tell the story no one else can tell; the story you were born to tell.
Storytelling is an innate part of our human design, our inheritance. It’s the language of experience and a way to pass along valuable knowledge. Back in our cave-dwelling days, these stories often focused on conflict and survival. Nothing has changed. We still use the power of stories to educate, entertain, inspire and evolve the human collective. We have done this for thousands of years, why stop now?
Writing is cathartic. We all need a safe place to release and let go. It enables us to distance ourselves from self-limiting beliefs and emotions. Journaling is a free therapist and can reduce stress levels and associated diseases. Writing connects us to our higher selves, our higher purpose. Journaling is also an incredible tool for language learning, processing life’s lessons and creating.
Car chase in Colombia. Police extortions in Mexico. Tenacious border caddies in Central America. Terrorism in Guatemala. Century swell in the Caribbean. 26 border crossings on expired Californian tags. These were just some of the EVENTS that Cory Belyea, a gringo, and his trusty Pathfinder encountered on a quest that carved 22,000 miles out of the Americas on the way down to Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. For what? The waves, the romance, the adventure? The road trip became a testament of how far a surfer would go to honor a fallen friend chasing down the dream. Would it be enough?
In the Pathfinder Diaries, Belyea takes the reader on a wild life-altering journey. Writing with candor and from the heart, his words uncover the beauty and injustices of the American continent. He writes with candor and from the heart. In his short stories, his love for the ocean, languages, and the people of Latin American shines bright.
Finding Our Voices, Telling Our Stories Online Creative Writing Class
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