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Featured NAMW Member – Deborah Payne

Featured NAMW Member – Deborah Payne

No Thanks, I’m Full! by Deborah Payne I started journaling nine years ago, with no intention of writing a book. The time went by so quickly as I was derailed due to some of life’s trials and tribulations, to which, I’m sure, most of us can relate.  When I returned to...
Featured NAMW Member – Jennifer Nelson

Featured NAMW Member – Jennifer Nelson

Waiting for the Bell by Jennifer Nelson I thought I loved my journalism job, until one day, I started sobbing at my desk. I was stressed out from writing three stories a day for a new publisher while raising three young kids alone. What’s more, my right hand throbbed...
Featured NAMW Member – Holly Odell

Featured NAMW Member – Holly Odell

Power of Absence by Holly Odell This is a story about sorrow and loss of a child to adoption and how the author lost herself as well. An unconventional memoir, it tells of the relationship between trauma and memory loss. It is a story about the Baby Scoop Era, a...
Featured NAMW Member – Frances Fuller

Featured NAMW Member – Frances Fuller

Helping Yourself Grow Old By Frances Fuller Finding no guidebook, Frances Fuller decided that she must figure out for herself how to live wisely through the puzzles and possibilities of aging, and while she learned she wrote. The result is these thirty-eight personal...
Featured NAMW Member – Hildi Kang

Featured NAMW Member – Hildi Kang

Me and Thee Together, Love BY HILDI KANG Superior Court took the broken pieces of my early life and nailed two of them into place. It took two years. I am my father’s child. He gave me grit. He gave me Asia. He ran away from home and worked his way through college to...
Featured NAMW Member – Sara Etgen-Baker

Featured NAMW Member – Sara Etgen-Baker

SPOTS OF TIME: A Collection of Memoir Vignettes, Anecdotes, and Reflective Essays By Sara Etgen-Baker Spots of time flashed before my eyes like ribbons of light, darting all around me similar to the fireflies that frequented my grandfather’s backyard. I tried touching...