Barbara Yoder writes and edits fiction and nonfiction and leads writing groups for women. Currently she is writing a book of healing stories and exercises to help women writers connect with their personal imagery and midwife their creative pieces. Her fiction has appeared in Natural Bridge and The Worcester Review, and she is the author of The Recovery Resource Book (Simon and Schuster, 1990). Barbara has served as executive director of the New Hampshire Writers’ Project and was a senior editor at National Writing Project. She earned her MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State University and has taught writing in California and New Hampshire. Mind Stretch Contributor.