Category Archives: Memoir

Mine? Thoughts? Effort?

You will find inspiration in these 13 writing books

It’s been a month now, and this chat still stirs me. Tuesday Twitter #writestuff started the weekly chat with Question 1: What’s your favorite book about writing (fiction or nonfiction?) • Tiffany Arnold mentioned On Writing by Stephen King. • … Continue reading

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Yes, you are finished writing your book

One of the best phrases a writer can say is: Move On. I don’t mean that in a crazed I-can’t-do-this-I’m-a-terrible-writer discouraged way. Those words are an affirmation of your hard work and progress and completion. “What do you know about … Continue reading

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Your recycling is your memoir #AtoZChallenge

Your recycling is a snapshot into your life. Tuesday was recycling night, “Brown Goods (Paper/Cardboard)” per the township calendar. Tuesday, I took a nighttime neighborhood walk in the easy spring air. Intriguing items put out for pickup: – Weight Watchers … Continue reading

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Start your new year with new writing

It’s a new year, a new start and time for a new journal. Do you journal? If you don’t, now is an excellent time to start. A journal has been at my side since college.  They began as a way … Continue reading

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Looking back to look ahead: a Journal entry

A look back into the real world.   Interesting that this journal entry was written in the color pink, the same as my journal entry now in 2021.  Coincidence? Sat, Jan 3 2015 3:50p SB @ Horsham He wanted to try … Continue reading

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Questions from a fearful writer

My Montclair Memoir1 group Zoomed yesterday, and a comment at the end tugged me. One of the members–I’ll call him John–is, of course, writing a memoir. The piece John shared yesterday was shorter than usual. The snippets we all share … Continue reading

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