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Writing Memoirs ~ 2013-03/27

writing memoir

Writing Tip 18:

What kind of writer are you? Do you write a little each day? Or do you write all day long once a week?  Or do you take a month and go to a cabin and write there? Whatever your style when you write, remember to stay connected and conscious. Your work (if writing is not your full time job) must continue, and you must continue to stay in touch with your friends and family. Create a positive writer myth about you.

 Writing Tip 18:

Pick a summer from early in your life and write about it.

REFERENCE: Writing the Memoir from Truth to Art: A Practical Guide to the Craft, the Personal Challenge, and Ethical Dilemmas of Writing Your True Stories by Judith Barrington, Eighth Mountain Press, Portland Oregon

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Author:

Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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