Peggy Tabor Millin


"We never touch people so lightly that we do not leave a trace."
-from the book "Mary's Way" by Peggy Tabor Millin, and quoted on the Oprah show.

Peggy Tabor Millin facilitates women in the writing process at regional and national workshops and retreats. Based in Durham, North Carolina, she also teaches for retreat centers and for other programs such as Great Smokies Writing Program at University of North Carolina, Asheville; North Carolina Writers Network; Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville; and the Institute for the Advancement of Service, Alexandria, Virginia. An engaging speaker, she addresses conventions and organizations interested in creativity, writing and spirituality, women's health, and the healing power of writing.

Peggy combines her knowledge as a writer and writing coach with enthusiasm and humor. She conveys the message that when writers focus on telling their personal truths, rather than on publication, the quality of their writing soars and impacts the quality of their lives in a positive way.

In 2010, Peggy was awarded the Next Generation Indie Book Award for her nonfiction book, Women, Writing, and Soul-Making: Creativity and the Sacred Feminine. The Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (IBPPG) announced the awards in New York City on May 21.

In addition to her current book, Millin is author of Mary's Way. That book gained attention when a quotation from it was used by Oprah on her show. The quote, "We never touch people so lightly that we do not leave a trace," now boasts over a half million hits on Google.

Millin has also published short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in various national and international literary journals and magazines, including Thema and the Smithsonian's Native Peoples. She recently released Family Matters: The Power of the Personal Story, an audio memoir workshop.

She holds a BA in English from UC Berkeley and an MA in the psychoneurology of learning and communication disorders from Northwestern University. She has been teaching through ClarityWorks, Inc. for over twelve years. Prior work was undertaken at the Institute of Neurological Sciences,University of Pacific, San Francisco; Department of Rehabilitation, University of Arizona, Tucson, and Cherokee Central Schools, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee, NC.

For additional information or to join Peggy's online writing community,visit, or contact Peggy Millin at 919-294-8751,

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Where to buy in print


Women, Writing, and Soul-Making: Creativity and the Sacred Feminine
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 . Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
"Women, Writing, and Soul-Making" is an invitation for you to explore the feminine as the way to claim your creative power, your writing, and your life. You will find support and encouragement for your creative journey, which ultimately is the journey to revealing your center, your true self, your soul.
Mary's Way: Cultivating a Peaceful Heart in Trying Times
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011 . Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Join Peggy Tabor Millin on a journey of transformation, divine love, and deep spiritual connections. Inspired by her life-changing pilgrimage to Medjugorje, Bosnia, in 1989, she authored "Mary's Way: Cultivating a Peaceful Heart in Trying Times." Now, thirty years after Mary, mother of Jesus, first appeared in Medjugorje, "Mary's Way" has been reprinted so we can all cultivate a peaceful heart.