Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors. Ralph Waldo Emerson Writing a memoir is like entering a dream of past memories and at the same time doing an archaeological dig. When you write memoir, you are sifting through layers of time and history. You find buried...
I love the word “remember.” It means to bring together the pieces of your life, your legacy, the wisdom of those who have gone before you. Whether we realize it or not, as we live our lives we’re passing on traditions—through holiday rituals, family sayings and...
May 9 / Free Memoir Roundtable Discussion 4 PM PDT 5 PM MDT 6 PM CDT 7 PM EDT For a large part of the story of Replacement Child, I was not present, or even alive yet. A crucial portion of the story, including the plane crash that took my sister’s life, happened...
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