Monthly Archives: December 2011
Strategies for Writing Memoir We all have a story to tell, but writing memoir is more than just sitting down and writing our life stories. This class will focus on how we uncover memories and details from our past and … Continue reading
Monday, I listed my favorite books for writing fiction and memoir. Today it’s poetry. I hope you will share the books you love on writing, so I can add them to the list. Feel free to come up with new … Continue reading
Check out my article for BookPleasures.com on Dealing with Criticism, Part 2.
I’m hoping this is the beginning of a conversation with all of you. I am going to post it on my blog site, and I hope you will share the books you love on writing, so I can add them … Continue reading
Check out my article for BookPleasures.com on Dealing with Criticism, Part 1
Need inspiration getting started? Here’s some advice from the pros: “I always start out with an idea, even a boring idea that becomes a question I don’t have any answers to.” – Toni Morrison “All my books literally come to … Continue reading
During the holidays, it’s hard enough to keep up with everything on our to-do list, much less write. With that in mind, I thought I would spend this week just providing some inspiration about writing, instead of any specific instruction. … Continue reading
So what kind of voice will you write in? Memoir is a conversation with your reader – it’s a bit gossipy and it’s intimate. This does not mean you have to be an “E!” entertainment “reporter.” It does mean you … Continue reading
Check out my article for BookPleasure.com, “Remembering,” about ways to mine your memories when writing personal essays or memoirs. Click here.