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Writing Poetry – Accessible or Organic?

April 29, 2016 In the MFA program at University of N.C. Wilmington, I was told to make my poetry accessible and understandable. It has occurred to me that this is strange advice actually. Are the Imagists accessible and understandable? Personally, … Continue reading

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Writing Your Life Challenge Prompt #4

There is within your life a central theme – life change. Make a list of the crucial events in your life. Start with your birth (did something extraordinary happen when you were born?) and then move on through your childhood, … Continue reading

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Writing Your Life Challenge Prompt #3

As with Favorites, Firsts lead you into deeper territory. The first anything is usually a memorable experience and quite often marks a change in our lives. Try to write at least a paragraph for each suggested topic. Remember, these paragraphs … Continue reading

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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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FREE workshop in Poetry Writing

It’s only free for a little while, so jump aboard the train now! Beginner’s Guide to Writing Poetry

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FREE Beginner’s Guide to Writing Poetry

For a limited time this course is FREE. Yup, you heard me! FREE!                     http://hamilton-academy.usefedora.com/courses/beginner-s-guide-to-poetry-writing

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July Book Giveaway

Write a review of the Lifetales Workbook on Amazon and receive a free copy of any title on our website! All you have to do is write the review on Amazon, then post your review on our Facebook page. Four … 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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