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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 #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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Memoir Anthology Release

Now available in print and digital. There are some truly powerful stories in this first edition of What’s Your Story? This anthology brings together the work of a group of special people who had the courage to not only write down their memories, but … Continue reading

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Accepting Submissions to Memoir Anthology

Tell your story today! Submit your story today! Get the details here https://karenzo.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/memoir-anthology-2014/

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Memoir Anthology 2014

We are accepting submissions for the 2014 Memoir Anthology – What’s Your Story? Publication will be in December 2013 – just in time for you to order copies for HOLIDAY giving! NOTE: All There is no fee for submitting. There … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Back to School Memoirs!

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Glossary of Book Publishing Terms (Funny!)

A funny read and satirical look at the book publishing industry. Go ahead….give yourself a laugh today. Continue reading

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Updated Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories

The Lifetales Workbook is divided into easy to understand sections that will have you completing your memoirs in no time! Blank pages are included for you to take notes as you read. Sample chapters include: How to get Started, Finding your stories, Dealing with Painful Issues, Publishing your memoir, Memory Sparkers, and much more! Continue reading

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Society in Transition: A response to Chamoiseau’s novel, Texaco

In reading Patrick Chamoiseau’s novel, Texaco, I am struck by his attempt to create a mythology for the Caribbean people. William Bascom says in his essay, “The Forms of Folklore: Prose Narratives”, “Myths are prose narratives which, in the society in which they are told, are considered to be truthful accounts of what happened in the remote past” (Dundes 9). Continue reading

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