Froma Bird's Eye View

By Raven West

Author Archive: Raven West

You Can’t Plan Spontaneity – Why the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock Failed

I was not all that surprised the 50th anniversary of Woodstock concert was cancelled. The “reunion” failed in 1994 and again in 1999. The HuffPost covered this in “The Day the Music Died” (apologies to Don McClean) In 1969, what is now known as Woodstock, was originally billed as an “Aquarian Expo” (as noted in …

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A Writer…Writes

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a writer. It’s not what I do, it’s who I am. Stories come very easily to the creative side of my brain and flow through me onto paper with an almost supernatural compulsion via any means available; be it pencil, pen, or typewriter. Nothing in my life compares to …

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USA StoryTellers Project: A Hanukkah Miracle for Modern Times

The night before the Borderline murders and fires in my hometown of Thousand Oaks, I was one of the storytellers for the Holiday and Families theme for the USA/VCStorytellers project along with six other storytellers. My story, “A Hanukkah Miracle for Modern Times” is about the first night of Hanukkah 20 years ago when the …

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It's Who You Know! The Podcast

Bridging the gap between Jewish leaders and those who follow them.

Witty Woman Writing

Tammy Bleck is Witty Woman Writing

Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors

Advice on Writing, Publishing, and Book Promotion