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lynn-henriksen's picture
Sep.04.2012
It’s high time to share some stories with you starting with “My Mother’s Song.” Before scrolling down to read Karen’s Mother Memoir, I thought a little background would make sense. Forty-some short, true stories (bio-vignettes) have been woven throughout the thoughtful prompts and intriguing...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Sep.23.2011
I’ll start by asking you a few questions and end with a short list of the 5 reasons for you to write a memoir that captures the character & spirit of your mother. The Mother Memoir is a short, true tale—a bio-vignette—of just a few pages, so it is doable!  Will you let your mother’s...
alice-shapiro's picture
Aug.24.2011
Morgen Bailey has a blog where she interviews writers of all genres. My post will appear on October 3 but she also asked me to submit tips for writing poetry. I wrote about ten of them and realized I had seen most of these suggestions elsewhere. Pondering a little deeper, I came up with three bonus...
jeffrey-friedberg's picture
Feb.09.2011
Buy my Best Seller e-book, $1.99 on Amazon. Study how to build suspense, mystery,action, momentum. Then, just write yours---write your heart out. Never give up; never quit; take no crap from anybody, and just keep writing. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, and remember: there is no such thing as "an...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Oct.16.2010
Are you toying with the idea of writing a memoir? Are you unsure or fearful of venturing out of your comfort zone to become the author of your true tales? You’re thinking: I’ve never written anything before.  I‘d like to write a memoir, but I don’t think I have the talent to make my experiences...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Sep.25.2010
Memories are currency in more ways than one. What are we without memory? And what will happen to the important memories of our lives and the lives of those around us, if we don’t write them down? On a scrap of paper I recently came across on my cluttered desk, I’d written down a thought about...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Sep.18.2010
Think of your memories as potential energy—energy at rest. As we know, energy can neither be created nor destroyed. However, one form of energy can convert into another form of energy.Yes, you can turn your memories into a written memoir, and I’ve worked with hundreds of people to help them write...