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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Write a Flash Memoir: Word Count Counts!

“The urgency of having to fit the content into an abbreviated frame is what makes it powerful.” Dinty Moore   Last week’s article defined flash memoir, and pointed you in the direction of the online magazine Brevity: A Journal of Concise Nonfiction so that you could read a handful of Brevity pieces with an eye […]

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