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Edie Jarolim is a writer and editor living in Tucson, Arizona. Sign up on this blog to get updates about her humorous tell-all/memoir, GETTING NAKED FOR MONEY: An Accidental Travel Writer Reveals All.

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Memoir March: An Essay and Book by Manfred Wolf

Memoir March: An Essay and Book by Manfred Wolf

The last in the series of Memoir March reflections is a bit different: Author/essayist Manfred Wolf contemplates the questions of memoir writing in advance. Worrying runs in the family.

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Memoir March: All Dogs Go to Kevin by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Memoir March: All Dogs Go to Kevin by Dr. Jessica Vogelsang

Outlining a narrative arc and creating composite characters helped make the memoir of veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang a success.

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Memoir March: Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable by Liane Kupferberg Carter

Memoir March: Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable by Liane Kupferberg Carter

How do you write an honest memoir without hurting members of your family? Liane Kupferberg Carter offers how she tackled the issue in Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable.

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Audio Files from an Audiophile & the Tucson Festival of Books

Audio Files from an Audiophile & the Tucson Festival of Books

A radio segment, a Tent Talk at the Tucson Festival of Books, and recording an audio book version of Getting Naked for Money. Read how they’re related.

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Memoir March: The Spoon from Minkowitz by Judith Fein

Memoir March: The Spoon from Minkowitz by Judith Fein

Judith Fein’s memoir, The Spoon From Minkowitz, was missing a key element in the first draft. Here she tells us what it was–and how she resolved it.

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Memoir March: To Drink from the Silver Cup by Anna Redsand

Memoir March: To Drink from the Silver Cup by Anna Redsand

Author Anna Redsand discusses how she found a way to organize To Drink from the Silver Cup, a moving memoir about reconciling her faith with her sexuality.

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Introduction: March Is for Memoir Writing

Introduction: March Is for Memoir Writing

I’ve dedicated March to memoir-related posts because I’m going to be teaching a memoir-writing class, because I got memoirist friends to contribute great guest posts, and because I like alliteration.

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For Pat Connors: Restaurateur, Patron of Arts & Pets, All Around Great Guy

For Pat Connors: Restaurateur, Patron of Arts & Pets, All Around Great Guy

Tucson is losing one of the great supporters of the arts and defender of the animals as well as an innovative restaurateur and all around great guy. Thanks for all you brought to so many, Pat Connors.

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5 Tools to Track Your Writing Submissions

5 Tools to Track Your Writing Submissions

No matter what your writing genre, or how often you send out queries, it’s easy to lose track of submissions. Here are five apps and programs to help.

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To Comp or Not to Comp, Part 3: Travel Pros Debate, PR Edition

To Comp or Not to Comp, Part 3: Travel Pros Debate, PR Edition

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, travel editor/writer James Durston and I discuss the ethics of accepting free or deeply discounted travel. Are comps the price of doing business in a profession where the pay is low and travel pubs don’t foot the bill, or are they temptations no self-respecting writer should succumb to, no upstanding publication […]

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To Comp or Not to Comp? Travel Pros Debate, Part 1

To Comp or Not to Comp? Travel Pros Debate, Part 1

Today I’d like to introduce a conversation between two far-flung colleagues about the role that comps play in the travel industry. We’re using the term “comp” — noun, verb, and adjective — to cover press trips/junkets, free or discounted meals and accommodations…anything that gets travel writers and editors a rate that’s different from that of the general […]

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Book Sale, Radio Interview, Giveaway!

Book Sale, Radio Interview, Giveaway!

Book sale! I wanted to end this year on a high note, and what’s more appealing than a book sale (well, besides world peace)? Yes, I’ve reduced the price of Getting Naked for Money on Amazon from $15.99 to $10.99. Get the bargain while it lasts — until January 1. In 2017, well…who knows? This is a sure thing. Why […]

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