In late July of 1973, my dad woke me gently from my sleep just after 4 a.m., and immediately I sprung from my bed, slipping on my kid-sized khakis and a pair of fish-head sneakers before heading downstairs to the kitchen. There, he had just finished stirring some instant coffee in my Snoopy mug. The … Continue reading My Ocean at the End of Wye Landing Lane
Now Accepting Pre-Orders for 2732 Prisms of Love-Stained Light
Rus VanWestervelt's latest work, 2732 Prisms of Love-Stained Light, is scheduled to launch worldwide on 21 December 2021, but you can pre-order your copy today through December 15 at a reduced price. Benefits of preordering include: - Personalized copy signed by the author - Price reduced to just $11 for hand-delivered copies - Shipping only … Continue reading Now Accepting Pre-Orders for 2732 Prisms of Love-Stained Light
Life Story Strategies: Understanding the Difference Between Memoir and Autobiography
(Each week, I will be responding, in depth, to questions I receive on my Memoir Writing Group on Facebook. The group is free, and we focus on the art and craft of writing our life stories.) A few days ago, a new writer to our group, Billy, posed this query: "I have several ideas for … Continue reading Life Story Strategies: Understanding the Difference Between Memoir and Autobiography
JUST ANNOUNCED: ONLINE MEMOIR WRITING GROUP FORMED.
I have been interested in memoir writing all my life. I wrote my earliest pieces in sixth grade, thanks to a tremendous teacher, Jack Delaney, who introduced his students to the world of writing true stories about the experiences we had in our young, young lives. I graduated from Goucher College with a Master of … Continue reading JUST ANNOUNCED: ONLINE MEMOIR WRITING GROUP FORMED.
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