Metaphor of Experience

What Metaphor Do You See in This LIVE Eagles’ Nest?

photo © 2016 American Eagle Foundation, EAGLES.ORG   I was going to write this week’s blog about the universal truth in memoir writing—how the more specific we are in telling our stories, the more our writing transcends the personal and strikes a universal chord. I started the article last week and even gathered examples from […]

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Memoir with a View: Discovering the Metaphor of Your Narrator’s Experience

Don’t expect to know your metaphors before you begin to write. This is what you’ll discover as you write. Sue William Silverman   Writing memoir is an act of self-discovery. And the discovery that happens during the writing often reveals the deeper story of the self. Indeed, it’s not a stretch to say that the […]

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