Story Sketch for my memoir of my brain tumor and my father’s stroke.
What do your favorite movies and books tell you about your favorite type of story?
Thinking of people as characters in memoir can make for a better story.
How to keep the ideas coming when you need a push of inspiration.
Survivor stories aren’t just about the person who needs to overcome the obstacle. They help us grow and emulate the survivor.
This is in response to a prompt from DIYMFA Bookclub: Has there ever been a moment when writing felt completely incompatible with your real life–when it felt like there was just no way you could make the two exist together? Tell a story about a time when you had to honor your reality. Sometimes I get so tired…
This week I’m starting a new challenge. Yesterday an email appeared and asked me to join Gabriela Pereira’s DIYMFA Book Club. All I had to do was click, and before I knew it I was part of something. Then, before I knew it, I was being challenged to write about my writing “origin” story. I…