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Having the Courage to Write with Emotional Honesty

by Memoir Mentor on September 21, 2010

I just finished reading Mary Karr’s Lit, a memoir I admire as much as The Liars Club, her earlier bestselling memoir. Her latest book chronicles her descent into alcohol addiction and then shows how good friends help her cast aside her life-long atheism to embrace a faith that turns her life around. The book is […]

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Contest for Family History Writers

by Memoir Mentor on August 28, 2010

Each year the International Society for Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) sponsors an “Excellence in Writing” contest for its members, most of whom write articles and books related to genealogy and family history. This year’s contest is open to both members AND non-members, and both published and unpublished authors.   Your entry should fall into one […]

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What I Taught and Learned Last Week

by Memoir Mentor on August 22, 2010

My husband and I had the great opportunity last week to teach four days at a week-long adult education event called Campus Education Week, sponsored by Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. The university has been hosting this program for years, always the third week in August, and it draws folks from all over the […]

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