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Why Writing a Memoir is Important–How to Keep Writing!

Why Writing a Memoir is Important–How to Keep Writing!

The past is not dead. In fact, it isn't even past. William Faulkner The Importance of Preserving Memories and Exploring the Past Memories are powerful, and they shape us into who we are; memories invite us to imagine new possibilities to our story. But most of us live...

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The Writing Journey and the Inner Critic

The Writing Journey and the Inner Critic

Everyone who writes knows that it's quite a journey from the movies you play in your mind to your memories in a completed book. A long journey. What's important is that we have companions on the road as we write, people who understand what it's like to painstakingly...

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Telecourse: How Writing Your Memoir Heals

Telecourse: How Writing Your Memoir Heals

Expert: Jerry Waxler Dates: March 22, March 29, April 5,  and April 12th Time: 7-8:30 ET | 4-5:30 PT Cost: Members - $59 |  Non-members - $69 This course will be recorded.  Everyone who signs up will receive audio recordings after each session takes place....

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Memorial Day Memories–What Are Yours?

Memorial Day Memories–What Are Yours?

The roses are blooming and at this time of year we enjoy birdsong, and blossoms, shades of green, wafting soft breezes, happy earthworms. Our minds melt into dream with such richness of the earth with new life, the flowering of what will be the fruits of the harvest....

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The Wood Shed

The Wood Shed

Author: Marcia Butler I sit on my sofa, computer nestled on my lap. I check out social media and two email accounts. Nothing earthshattering. A pigeon perches by my window for a few seconds, then flutters off, its body too big for the shallow sill. Cumulus clouds have...

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