I posted on Facebook that I was down about the election, that I didn’t have the heart to market my book. Several people suggested I send a copy to Hillary. So I did.
Hillary Clinton helped me finish my memoir. Not the candidate herself, of course, but the example of her life. I’m sorry I didn’t make that clear earlier on in this election cycle. I was being, well, politic. No longer. Fear of Being Tarnished It’ll come as a surprise to exactly no one who knows me that I’m a […]
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?