Dear Tucson Guide, Happy anniversary, dear. I’m sure you’re not aware that our 20th is coming up. Don’t feel bad; I almost didn’t catch it either. But last week, I was looking at my files after turning in my Fall/Winter 2016 story to you. I noticed that the first one I ever submitted ran in Fall 1996: All […]
Welcome to day 29 of the Write Part of My Memoir in November challenge, poor puppy edition. Earlier today, I found myself filled with terror, followed by great pain. Stay with me here. The ordeal was over far more quickly than the telling will be. A dog of many beds It all started when I […]
Are you ready to write a memoir? Here’s a selection of questions from a pop quiz in Mary Karr’s Art of the Memoir that might help.
I wish I didn’t know now what I didn’t know then: That’s the memoirist’s dilemma — and also my official soundtrack.
Would one of the books that I found inspirational in high school — one that changed my life — hold up to scrutiny by the older me?