I have written for The Associated Press, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, New Woman, American Writer, Crain’s New York Business, and other publications. I have an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and have taught English and Creative Writing at several colleges, including Hofstra University and Marymount Manhattan College. Currently, I am an Adjunct Professor of Liberal Arts at Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, Long Island.
Zelda’s Daughters tells the story of Ms. Brett’s life with two heroin addicts and her adoption by her aunt. She found she had a handicapped twin sister who grew up in the home with her drug addicted parents, and the chaos that ensued to rescue her sister from that setting
If you want to learn the process of writing, go no further than here. Ms. Brett writes about the process of writing and the specific of editing. She occasionally brings in outside authors to clarify and make idea stand out more for you. This is the place to go for learning to be an excellent writer in you own time.
Self-doubt is a cold in my head that won’t go away. No dose of medicine, therapy sessions, pep talk, meditation, glass of wine, long meandering stroll through the neighborhood with my dog will vanquish it. If you write, it’s likely you know the mantra: my work’s awful, who’d want to read this, it’s hopeless, I …
by H. S. Brett Flattening the curve. Social distancing. Coronavirus. Covid-19. These phrases and words are brand new to our collective lexicon. Three months ago, this “coronavirus” had suddenly become an epidemic in Wuhan (another word most of us had never heard of), China. I remember watching news reports of the quick construction of coronavirus …
Over the past twenty-eight years, the number of students I’ve taught would literally fill an arena. Since I’m not cut out to be a rock star or athlete, it’s wonderful that I’ve had the privilege and pleasure to teach thousands of students English; I’ve been passionate about it ever since I was in sixth grade, …
Ms. Honi Brett has conferences where she brings in authors from different parts of the country and the world to introduce the concepts of professional level writing to participants. You will learn how to put the words together in an artistic fashion for novels or in a practical fashion for news stories, or even a motivating fashion for self-help. and you’ll learn the overlaps in writing style necessary for today writing to keep a person interested in your book. Dynamics speakers teaching dynamic writing and on top of that in a dynamic place like Venice in 2025. There is nothing better in this writing world.
Danford’s on Long Island is another place for a conference. It is a picturesque Inn in Port Jefferson the Long Island Sound that emphasizes the best in both hospitality and romantic expression.
Come and learn how to write effectively in one of the most beautiful places in the world, Aruba. Let the Caribbean breeze give you new life and motivation to your ideas.
There are few pleasures in this world like working with college freshmen and sophomores and getting them interested in the written word. To be able to explore with them the joys of writing and the specifics of language excites their souls as well as their academic interests in writing. People say that writing is dying off these days, but you wouldn’t know that if you saw the classes by Professor Brett. Yes, the are some kids that do not work hard, but the excitation of the kids that want to learn well overwhelms the minimalist student that only want to get by. Ms. Brett has spent her years teaching at colleges across New York City and Long Island to find the pleasure of the good students of writing and many have gone on to her about their success in diverse careers where writing is important to them in their success.