Monthly Archives: April 2015

Takin’ a few days off….

I’m takin’ a few days off… But, I haven’t forgotten about those of you who–for reasons unknown–get a giggle or two out of this blog. So, here’s a little heads-up in lieu of my usually profound [cough] bloggish offering: I’ve … Continue reading

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My memory resembles Swiss cheese…

The bigger the memory, the bigger the hole. Or, maybe it’s the better the memory, the bigger the hole. That’s not really the issue. It’s more of a “which hole represents what” kinda thing. I’ve no problem with stuff I … Continue reading

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Drama in a memoir?

There’s drama in life, so why not in the documentation of a life as well? We’ve all experienced moments where an outcome wasn’t guaranteed. The concept isn’t limited to sports or warfare. Who hasn’t taken a test of some kind, … Continue reading

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It’s not *supposed* to be easy!

Writing is easy. Writing well is hard. It takes concentration, discipline, and attention to detail. More than anything else, it takes time. It doesn’t matter if what you’re doing is fiction or non-fiction, feature or fantasy. Anything that can be written … Continue reading

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Sidebars? In a memoir?

Sure! Why not? And just to make sure you know what I’m talking about, check out the contents of the gray box on the right. Sidebars provide a great way to bring in interesting asides that aren’t directly a part … Continue reading

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It’s Your Memoir, but Where Should it Start?

Tough question. And you thought the toughest one was whether or not to attempt a memoir. Well, I’m proud of you for getting this far anyway. Figuring out precisely where to start can be a tricky proposition for some, and … Continue reading

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