Harmony – A Writing Prompt

November 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Memoir Space

There are times when writing is like singing a favorite song — the pen can barely keep up with the hand as the words fly onto the paper. But at other times, writing is more akin to singing a dirge — thoughts come so slowly, none of the words make sense, and the writing rhythm […]

Collecting the Memories of a Life: An Introduction to Writing Your Memoirs

February 22, 2010 by  
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Have you ever thought about writing your memoir? “Nope, it’s way too hard,” you think. That is exactly what I thought, too, until my 85 year old mother unintentionally gave me the nudge I needed. My mother has always been quite secretive about her life, never one to share stories. On a visit several months […]