31 Days of Memories

31 days of memories

31 days

Okay, I am starting the 31 Day Writing Challenge today! I have chosen the writing category because I want to do more writing – specifically Memoir Writing. So, I have challenged myself to do something in this category every day for the month of October.

In this blog, I will not necessarily publish every memoir that I write, but I will post every day with interesting articles, memoir reviews, links, resources, etc. that I find for memoir writing.

Want to join the 31 day challenge? Head over to The Nesting Place!

About Karen Y. Hamilton

Walt Whitman says about his autobiography, Specimen Days “…At any rate I obey my happy hour’s command, which seems curiously imperative. May-be, if don’t do anything else, I shall send out the most wayward, spontaneous, fragmentary book ever printed.” This is what I feel at this juncture of my life, the need to gather together memories of my ancestors as well as my own memories into some semblance of order. Because all of those fragments, all of the fragments that make up any life, become stories. I am the mother of three sons, who affectionately (I hope!) call me 'gypsy mom' because I tend to wander around a bit soaking in the universe's wonders. I am currently working towards an MFA in Creative Writing at Florida Atlantic University. I have published essays with Heritage Press, Florida Living, and the St. Pauls Review. I am currently working on a book of poems about the Florida Everglades pioneers and a memoir about grief and the bonds of friendship. I live in my hometown, Jupiter, Florida and work as a freelance writer and curriculum specialist.
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