Writing Memoir Is an Act of Self-Compassion

  One of the hallmarks of writing memoir is making sense of your life experiences. The very act of looking back and seeing how seemingly disparate events are connected by deeper themes leads not only to insight and wisdom but also to self-compassion. Writing about the past provides an opportunity to see who you once […]

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Memoir Writing: How to Know Where Your Story Begins and Ends

One of the questions I get asked often by women writers, whether they’re writing short memoir stories or a book-length memoir, is   How do I know where my story begins, and how do I know where it ends?   It’s an excellent question because when we write memoir we are writing from our life […]

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