Tag Archives: Memoir

What is Your Family Motto ?

I had to stop and smile upon discovering the piece of paper that reads “Poach -worthy family mottos and maxims from moms and dads” Growing up below the poverty line, with drug addicted parents, and later being adopted as a … Continue reading

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Writing Advice

Set goals by scene or passage, not by words. Daily goal settings is a time honored staple of writing advice sit in the chair and don’t get up until you’ve written 1,000 words or until you have two or five … Continue reading

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Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope

You ever read a memoir that feels less like you’re reading, and more like you’re having a beautiful conversation? That’s how I felt while reading Karamo Brown’s memoir, appropriately titled “Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope”. Like … Continue reading

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The Experience

Hooks Ain’t I a Woman blew my mind because I read it at a time when I’d never had a close friend who was a woman of color. Now I turn to memoir a lot when I want to understand … Continue reading

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Six-Word Memoirs

Okay, I may be very late to this project, but I just found this article in my bin and I love the idea. To those of you not who are not familiar with the six-word memoir, it was founded January … Continue reading

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