Tag: memoir

If It Sounds Like Writing, Rewrite It

“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it. Or, if proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go. I can’t allow what we learned in English composition to disrupt the sound and rhythm of the narrative.” —Elmore

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Write What Disturbs You

“Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open.”  —Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within Natalie Goldberg is a courageous writer. She spills her

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Write to Make a Difference

“As writers we intend to make a difference, to alter people’s lives for the greater good … this is why we write, to have an impact on society, to put a personal stamp on history.” ― Lee Gutkind, You Can’t Make This

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5 Tips for Writing a Memoir

If you’ve never written before, you will be amazed at what an almost mystical experience writing a memoir can be for you. If you have dabbled in writing, but kept your precious thoughts and words buried in a drawer or

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Book Review: How to Quit Working

How to Quit Working: A Simple Plan to Leave Your Job For  a Life of Freedom by Jeff Steinmann (Towerview Press) “You deserve a life that lets you get up each day and do exactly what you want, and you can have

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