Catherine Holm

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Creative check in

Do you ever feel as if the world is way too busy? Do you ever freeze up, thinking of all the stuff you have to do? I often do. This morning, I listened to my wise wisdom, for once. Outdoors beckoned. The sun was shining, the snow was mostly off the grass, and I knew [...]

By |April 21st, 2011|Life, Living close to the land, Place, Writing|

Do others help you articulate what your writing is about?

If you're a writer or artist, have you had the sensation of seeing your work through others' eyes? Did you gain a better understanding of your work after hearing others' input? I know this is true for me. No -- this is not a cop out. I've never been one of those writers who inherently [...]

By |April 14th, 2011|My Heart is a Mountain: Book Promotion, Place, Writing|

The Catherine Holm FAQ — everything you wanted to know about me and about My Heart is a Mountain

Catherine Holm: Author [email protected] I’ve created a series of FAQs about myself and my new book – My Heart is a Mountain: Tales of Magic and the Land. I’ll also be using this as a springboard for interviews. This will be adapted over time, and revised as needed.   How long have you been [...]

A review of My Heart is a Mountain Book Report: Rural genes bring out the best in this author I would love to know Catherine Holm. By: Dave Wood, columnist, River Falls Journal I would love to know Catherine Holm. Have you ever felt that way about a writer you have never read before? I’ve just read Holm’s first short story collection, [...]

By |March 25th, 2011|My Heart is a Mountain: Book Promotion|

Voices from the Underground, Volume I — A compelling study of the underground press during the Vietnam War Era.

MY FRIEND’S BOOK IS HOT OFF THE PRESSES Get your copy of his landmark Vietnam antiwar opus now Ken Wachsberger is an author, editor, and colleague of mine. He's compiled an amazing and compelling book about the underground press in the U.S. during the Vietnam Era. The first volume of Ann Arbor author-editor Ken [...]

By |March 23rd, 2011|Uncategorized|

Health Imitates Life

Perhaps it’s more accurate to say – Health Reflects Life. Or Health is Life. We all have our unique constitutions, and we all have blessings and challenges that we’ve been given in our particular physical bodies. I’ve been traveling on an interesting health-related journey recently. I have always thought of myself as a very healthy [...]

By |March 22nd, 2011|Life, Writing|

In-Home book events and other ways to promote your book

My publisher had a great idea and I'm going to take it. As I've mentioned earlier, sometimes it's difficult for a new author to get into a bookstore for a reading/signing. (And sometimes, it's not difficult at all. I've experienced both extremes -- such are the conundrums of this business. You never know which doors [...]

By |March 17th, 2011|My Heart is a Mountain: Book Promotion|

Exercise — a good thing — we knew it, right?

Here's an article on how exercise may likely keep you young.

By |March 8th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Short bursts of thought

No huge blog entry here; just a few things on my mind lately: I saw Social Network a few nights ago. I have to say, it left me with a dark feeling. Not the way that I like to go to sleep. Does this reflect my deep down feelings about facebooking, etc.? Hmmm, maybe. I [...]

By |March 7th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Upcoming Yoga as Muse workshops, and What is Yoga as Muse?

I'm running a few Yoga as Muse workshops in March and April. Contact me about if you're interested. Here are the quick details: A workshop called "Fire Up and Feed Your Creative Practice Using the Tools of Yoga as Muse" at: Duluth, MN, Saturday April 9, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., at Deep Peace Wellness [...]

By |March 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|