Writing

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: 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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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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Screw You, 2016. With Carrie Fisher, It’s Personal

Screw You, 2016. With Carrie Fisher, It’s Personal

Dear 2016, It’s official. You’re the worst. The election was bad enough. Now you take Carrie Fisher, too? You’re deplorable. Lots of my early icons died this year. David Bowie. Muhammed Ali. John Glenn. I was saddened by their departures, for their roles in my past. But Carrie Fisher was supposed to be part of the future, a […]

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Writing for Tucson Guide: A Love Letter

Writing for Tucson Guide: A Love Letter

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 […]

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