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Why I Teach Memoir

Why I Teach Memoir

 Memoir teaches us to look beyond ourselves at the same time writing down and honoring our past takes us inward. During this journey, we start seeing patterns and we making connections that invite compassion and empathy towards others. We reflect upon our lives and decisions. We create a legacy.   I want to help others…

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Ink in the Wheels: Stories to Make Love Roll Featured Book Review

Ink in the Wheels: Stories to Make Love Roll Featured Book Review

Book Review Ink in the Wheels: Stories to Make Love Roll by S. Barton Cutter and Megan Cutter My rating: 4 of 5 stars “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere, they’re in each other all along.” –Rumi To create a memorable classic love story, you need to feel the love through the lens of unique characters. Barton…

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Write Your Emotional Truth

The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr begins with a traumatic childhood memory of fire, the town sheriff in their home and a doctor asking seven-year-old Mary to show him her marks. Mary Karr remembers this moment vividly, but she doesn’t remember everything that…

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Why I Teach Memoir

I teach memoir because I want to help others remember the past.  I want others to preserve their memories so no one’s left wondering what happened? Writing down the past provides a link, like a rope between the past and the future. Some people want to capture their stories to give something real and tangible…

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