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Nancy Wait

Letting It Come Through

It seems that most people I’ve met who say they are no good at drawing, usually admit to having been told this by a teacher at school when ...
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When I Wasn’t A Writer

I have wanted to tell this story for ages, but was never able to fit it into my memoir. I made a pencil sketch of it back in 2008 because it was ...
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The Art Of Coaching A Writer

There is magic in seeing another writer finish their book, knowing you had something to do with it. It’s like being a mid-wife, or taking your ...
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“Writing Your Life Makes It Real”

Is it possible to weave a story of pain and despair into something beautiful, capable of inspiring others? The answer is Yes, if we are brave and ...
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“Memoir as Soul Work”

All art is expression. All expression is a way of putting it “out there.” As soon as we put it out there it’s no longer inside us, or ...
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The Importance of Art

The arts take us to another plane of experience. Art itself is another level. It’s the imaginary plane, the visionary plane, the plane of ...
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The Story Bridge

Years ago I had a shrink who told me to imagine a bridge. Okay, I said. He wanted me to see myself in the present on one side. Okay. Next, on the ...
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The Wound is a Gateway

The wound is a gateway if you allow it to be. This is how I found my gateway....     One day about nine years after my ...
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Why Create ART?

Because we happened to move to New York City, and because my mother, who was from a small city in Central Illinois, was hungry for art and culture, ...
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Season Finale – love note from Nancy Wait

This Tuesday, April 30th, 2013, will be our last show of the series we began three months ago on Inspirational Storytellers on Blog Talk Radio. I ...
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Meaningful Encounters

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013, is the day for meaningful encounters on Blog Talk Radio with Inspirational Storytellers ~ LINK I will be reading a ...
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Sparks Igniting One Another

At the beginning of my radio shows on Inspirational Storytellers I introduce the guest as a spark, setting up the idea right away that we are ...
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Meet George

This was my painterly impression of “George” in 1984. This is the cover of my new mini-ebook Sacred Wound published on March 12, ...
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Writer’s Block? Maybe You Need A Mission

I’m serious. Writer’s block is serious. It can be devastating. I’m currently hosting a blog talk radio show called Inspirational Storytell...
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“Turning Up the Light” – Inspirational Storyteller Radio Co-host, Nancy Wait

  My goal for this show, really for the energy we’re putting out there, is that we will all take our Light to the next level. Whatever ...
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“On Being Inspired”

  When I’m inspired, it’s like being in a whorl of surging energy. I’m focused and centered on what I’m doing. I’m totally ...
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