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8 Awesome Lessons from the Entreprene...

I recently left the country (for a weekend) and joined an international group of feminists of all genders at the Entrepreneurial Feminist Forum (EFF) in Toronto. I had been invited to offer a workshop on the tools and strategies activists use to make change. When I first heard about this group (not knowing anything about […]

Rivera Sun’s Murmuration Exerci...

Rivera Sun’s Murmuration Exercise for Leaderful Organizing

Murmuration Exercise Adapted for movements and organizations by Rivera Sun Please use and share, but please let participants know where it comes from so a sense of lineage and longevity is built through our movements. Thank you. History: I first learned this exercise as a group improvisational dance structure at Bennington College with Dance Professor […]

A Revolution of Democracy

A Revolution of Democracy

An Essay of the Man from the North by Rivera Sun What do we do when we finally understand that the elections really are stolen? Or rigged? Or thrust out of our reach by the manipulations of rich and powerful people? Corrupted by corporations? How long does it take before we call the bluff? Another […]

The Time Is Up; The Time Is Now

The Time Is Up; The Time Is Now

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun The time is up. The time is now. Gather the people to do the work: the healing, transformative, deepening work of building community, solutions, understanding, skills, knowledge, and hope. You must be the one to make a change, to step out of the rutted […]

Look Inside! The Lost Heir – Fi...

Look Inside! The Lost Heir – First Chapter

The Lost Heir: Chapter One By Rivera Sun Note: This novel is the stand-alone sequel to The Way Between. You can find it via our Community Publishing Campaign. Thank you! https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-lost-heir#/   Ari Ara swung her leg over the window ledge and peered down the high stone wall of the House of Marin. She was […]

Alaren and the Brothers Wall – ...

Alaren and the Brothers Wall – Stories of the Third Brother

Note: Here is a story from the Stories of the Third Brother. These are the tales of Alaren, the founder of the Way Between, and Ari Ara’s inspiration for many of her actions in her adventures. Thirty of these stories have been serialized into a weekly online release that comes with a free print or ebook […]

After the Vote

After the Vote

An Essay of the Man From the North (The Writings of the Fictional Character Charlie Rider from The Dandelion Insurrection) by Rivera Sun The Vote – the beloved, abused, scorned, corrupted, stolen, hijacked, pointless, profound, hopeful, depressing, hard-won, cherished vote – is not the only way to take action for meaningful change. Currently, the elections […]

The Lost Heir is here! Your New Favor...

The Lost Heir is here! Your New Favorite Book Awaits!

Join in the fun of the magical celebration of the Community Publishing Campaign for The Lost Heir, Rivera Sun’s newest, unforgettable, and heart-warming novel. Today’s the Day! Hooray for The Lost Heir! Your new favorite book is here! The adventure begins. You can get The Lost Heir here and help send this book into the world. In our Community Publishing Campaign, you’ll find the early-release, […]

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’...

What’s the Title? Ari Ara’s Newest Adventure Blends Action, Fantasy, and Fun with a Dash of Social Justice Thrown in for Good Measure

The Lost Heir: Ari Ara Is Back! An Unruly Royal. An Urchin Queen. A Quest for Justice. Are you ready for an adventure? The Lost Heir, sequel to The Way Between is almost here! In less than one month, the next part of our remarkable shero’s journey from mountain shepherdess to warrior’s apprentice to royal heir will be […]

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hi...

The Stories We Tell: Rivera Sun On Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, and New Novels

“The Universe is made of stories, not atoms,” said Muriel Rukeyser in The Speed of Darkness. View this email in your browse What Do Hit Movies, Feminist Classics, & Rivera Sun’s Newest Novel Have In Common? They all weave the story of the world, for better or for worse. Confession: I watch movies. I check out amazing […]

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