• Writing for the Soul Workshop™ Books

    For a limited time, get any title for only $10. Includes tax and free shipping. eGift Cards are available. Gift one to a student today!

  • We all have a story to tell. What’s your story?

    “I loved the workshop because I got to write what I wanted. I am glad that I can write that I am an author on my resume for a job. I had fun when we got to autograph our books at Vintage Stock. I also liked it when I sold all the books that I did.” — Moriah

  • Why Do I Want To Be A Mentor?

    As a mentor, my goal is to help decrease the juvenile incarceration rate to 0%. To help shift these negative paths towards something great.

  • Be the Change. Mentor.

    Be a part of the Writing for the Soul process. Apply to become a Mentor/eMentor today. 

  • Pencils and Pages From West Central Sports Complex

    Larry Gilmore, Director at West Central Sports Complex understands that a Trauma Informed Approach is imperative; this is why he’s added our Writing for the Soul Workshop™ program as an option for students during Spring Break.

  • Pencils and Pages From Stop Six

    Using writing as a Social Emotional Learning tool, our program helps youth and young adults to manage the impact of emotions on their relationships with others.

  • The “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” Project

    Submit your short story, poem, music, and art for inclusion in the release of our next title in the Stories of Hope Series entitled, ‘Walk a Mile in My Shoes’.

Our Approach

During the course of the program, participants begin to build trusting and positive relationships with their mentors.

Our Impact

“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.” -Graham Green

Support Us

Writing for the Soul Workshop™ is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non‐profit arts service organization. Contributions are tax-deductible.

News

COVID-19 Response Update

93% of the students accessing our program in Arkanas shared that Writing for the Soul Workshop™ helps them to cope with anxiety, and boredom associated with social isolation.

Join our Board

We are seeking twelve business owners to join our Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Online Advisory Board. Board members advise us concerning our Street Team Program. This program was developed to help youth living in poverty, earn money while learning critical job…

Donor Spotlight: Meet Peggy Egan

When you meet genuinely good people, it’s one of the best feelings in the world. That’s how I felt after meeting Peggy Egan for the first time while having coffee at Starbucks. Our tables were so close together that I…

Removing Chains of Child Abuse

The short stories, art and poetry collected in Removing Chains Child of Abuse are from survivors of human trafficking, child abuse and bullying. These powerful stories allowed those who submitted them to experience writing and art as therapy. They give hope to the survivors reading them that they are not alone and they too can recover.

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The Bully Diaries

When you are being bullied, it is hard to think about much more than getting through today. For many of us, these experiences have defined us and shaped us. Our experiences made us stronger, and helped us become who we are today. For others, there is no today.

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Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope is a compilation of heart wrenching, and liberating short stories written by youth participating in Writing for the Soul Workshop™ around the world.

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