How to Get Started in Writing Memoir

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While many people write about their life experiences, others hesitate, thinking the task too overwhelming. But that’s the beauty of memoir. You don’t have to cover your entire life. In my memoir workshops, I ask participants to write down these questions: 1. What one experience in my life am I … Read More

What happens to my dues?

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On February 10, 2013, I went to my first Writers Alliance of Gainesville presentation at the Millhopper Library. I know this because, like many of you, I write a blog — actually, a couple. This is what I wrote in one on February 12, 2013. “The Writers’ Group meeting on … Read More

How Writing Saved My Life

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“Writing can save your life,” said Samantha Shad, screenwriter, attorney, teacher, in a recent presentation at a Florida Writers Association mini-conference. For her, writing became a way to deal with a serious ethical dilemma she faced in her early legal career. This thing nagged at her until she finally was … Read More

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