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Desert Song Excerpt: A Lesson in The ...

Desert Song Excerpt: A Lesson in The Way Between

Desert Song: A Girl In Exile, A Trickster Horse, and the Women Rising Upis now available through our Community Publishing Campaign. Find it here. Ari Ara chewed her lower lip, thinking. The Way Between could be used physically to interrupt fights and stop violence, but that was just the beginning. There were inner and outer practices. […]

Desert Song Excerpt: The Shifting Win...

Desert Song Excerpt: The Shifting Winds

Desert Song: A Girl In Exile, a Trickster Horse, and the Women Rising Upis now available through our Community Publishing Campaign. The night pooled around Mahteni, magnificent in its depth. Moonlight silvered the wide plain. The wind rippled the grasses like marsh reeds quivering in the currents’ flow. Piles of rock and a few twisted […]

Desert Song Excerpt: Flash flood in t...

Desert Song Excerpt: Flash flood in the Slot Canyon

Desert Song: A Girl In Exile, A Trickster Horse, and the Women Rising Upis now available through our Community Publishing Campaign. Find out more here. At dawn, they stumbled into a slot canyon, staggering with exhaustion. There, they dismounted and walked with the horses, allowing them to rest. “If it rains, we will be trapped,” […]

Desert Song – Look Inside

Desert Song – Look Inside

Desert Song: A Girl In Exile, a Trickster Horse, and the Women Rising Upis now available through our Community Publishing Campaign. CHAPTER ONE. . . . .The Ancestor Windby Rivera Sun The Ancestor Wind played across the mountains. It leapt the peaks and tickled the bellies of the valleys. It was the breath of the […]

Two New Releases! Desert Song & ...

Two New Releases! Desert Song & The Adventures of Alaren

Get your new books today!Desert Song and The Adventures of Alaren!Celebrate through the Community Publishing Campaign. Today is a special day. It’s the fruit of an entire year’s worth of my labor-of-love called writing. It’s the start of a great celebration. It’s the time when the new novels burst out of my heart and home, and go out into […]

Nonviolence News: People and Planet A...

Nonviolence News: People and Planet Are Worth More Than Gold

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun This week’s Nonviolence News is packed with stories about people redefining what’s important in our world. A fleet of cruise ships has been coming to the rescue in the Bahamas, eschewing luxury trips for helping people. The Seminole Tribe has been airlifting drinking water to Bahamas for nearly a week. It seems […]

Nonviolence News: Algerians Push Forw...

Nonviolence News: Algerians Push Forward For Change

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun In this week’s Nonviolence News, we share an unexpected side effect of nonviolent revolution: Armenia is seeing its diaspora return following last year’s uprising. Meanwhile, the Algerians continue pushing forward in their 29th straight week of protests. After ousting their decades-long president and clearing out numerous offices, they now won’t let the […]

Nonviolence News: Mexico’s Glit...

Nonviolence News: Mexico’s Glitter Revolution & Reading Beyond Headlines

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun When you’re scanning Nonviolence News, what should you look for?  With 30-50 stories each week, we can watch brewing trends, rising campaigns, and get a bird’s eye view of nonviolence in our world today. Nonviolence News’ weekly round-up offers us not just individual headlines, but a chance to see nonviolence […]

Sparking Change: How Movements Pass O...

Change doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Resistance is a continuum. Nonviolent movements arise amidst the efforts of many other struggles. The knowledge of how to organize for change is a global legacy passed between movements and generations of activists through lineages of inspiration that stretch through hundreds of years. (The first recorded strike happened in […]

Nonviolence News: Being Water In A Wo...

Editor’s Note from Rivera Sun: In a world on fire, we are the water putting out the flames of war, hatred, violence, racism, sexism, and other injustices. The fires in the Amazon – set off by clear cutting for cattle and palm oil plantations – have sparked a global outpouring of protest at Brazilian embassies […]

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