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Writing Your Life Challenge Prompt #2

January 8, 2016 Favorites Writing about a favorite thing, person, or place gives you short vignettes that you can add to your larger memoir. Perhaps the paragraph about your favorite house will fit in with your overall theme of moving … Continue reading

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Memoir Writing Challenge 2016

I so love a challenge! In this coming new year, I have decided to stop telling others to write their memoirs and start writing my own. The great thing about a public challenge is that others do it with you … Continue reading

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Make Money Teaching Writing Workshops

Welcome! I hope that you will find teaching and lecturing on lifewriting (memoir writing) as rewarding as I have! I think you will. It is so rewarding to be your own boss – whether you offer workshops to supplement your … Continue reading

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Memoir Workshop Series

Coming this Fall! A new series of memoir writing books that include one-on-one help via a workshop site. Add yourself to the group here Lifetales Memoir Series Getting Started: Nuts & Bolts of Memoir Writing From Interview to Memoir Legacy: … Continue reading

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Interview with Florida historical novel author, Ernest Hamilton

An interview with Ernest Hamilton, photographs of the real life people behind the stories, and links to purchase his book. Where were you born? Key West, Florida At least two of your novels are set in the Florida Everglades. What … Continue reading

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Updating Memoir Workshop List

Calling all Memoir Writing instructors! I provided a list of upcoming workshops a year or so ago and would like to make it a regular monthly feature of this website. Here is what I need from you: Name of your … Continue reading

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Jupiter Days Memoir Anthology

(photo courtesy of http://www.elasmodiver.com/JupiterInletLighthousePictures.htm) Those of us who grew up in Jupiter, Florida are passionate about our hometown. Share your memories with the world. Now accepting memoirs, photographs, and art work for the Jupiter Days Anthology! The anthology will be published … Continue reading

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Back to School Memoir Anthology

Coming September 20th! There is still time to submit your back to school memory. Here is a great chance to get some free marketing for your book or business! Submit your story along with your bio and any links to … Continue reading

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Teaching Memoir Writing Workshops Resources

As promised, here is a list of sites I found that either offer help in teaching memoir workshops or have workbooks to use in workshop. Please contribute links to your own workshops or resources you have or know of! Here … Continue reading

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Do I Need Experience to be a Memoir Writing Workshop Instructor?

We’ve been having a discussion in my writer’s groups over at Linked In about whether or not you need experience to teach these workshops. Also, do you have to have actually written your own memoir to teach these workshops. My … Continue reading

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