My Happy Place as a Writer

For a long time I searched for my Happy Place as a writer and I didn't find it. The reason I couldn't find it was because I needed to create it. I needed to understand what this place is made up of. Most of all, I needed to identify the core of my motivation. Writing… Continue reading My Happy Place as a Writer

Writing the memoir

Did you know that there is a difference between writing "memoirs' and writing "a memoir?" Well, I didn't. This week I have been reading¬†Writing the Memoir by Judith Barrington (1997). Her book is unexpectedly delightful and inspiring. Memoirs are in the same category as autobiographies--a basic written account of facts--whereas, in the memoir, the writer… Continue reading Writing the memoir