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A Lady in France : A Review

Jennie Goutet is not only my friend, but also the author of a brand new memoir: A Lady in France. Her book appealed to me on multiple levels, and I’ve always been drawn to Jennie’s openness and honesty when it … Continue reading

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Heidi Cave & Fancy Feet!

  Do you know my phenomenal friend Heidi Cave? You should. We’ve never met in person, but I came to know her through her blog, Fancy Feet, and a weekly writing linkup at Yeah Write I used to do. Here’s a … Continue reading

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In My Next Life

in my next life i shall be a midwife, catching slippery babies in my arms each day. holding new life in my hands and watching the purplish faces change to red, the first breaths, the first cries. watching miracles happen … Continue reading

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For the Love of Writing

            In 1998 Heidi Cave was an active young woman looking forward to all the possibilities life had to offer. That all changed when her car was struck by a reckless driver going more than … Continue reading

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Our Story to Tell : Guest Post by Alexandra Rosas-Schultze

  Alexandra is a first-generation American who writes memoir and humor for various websites. She posts on her personal blog Good Day, Regular People of life in a small town as the mother of three boys. Alexandra was named a 2011 … Continue reading

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Travis Sloat: My Writer Roots

          Travis Sloat is an amateur everything who recently learned that in order to go pro in anything, you have to work for it. He and his wife, whom he affectionately calls “The Missus,” adopted two … Continue reading

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The Dance

I was at my friend’s thirteenth birthday party, wearing a brand new UNITS outfit, complete with stockings, matching flats, and as much makeup as Mom allowed (lip gloss and eye shadow). The room was dark and Phil Collins crooned “Groovy Kind of Love” loudly from the stereo. Plastered … Continue reading

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I Came Here To Dance.

Today’s prompt: School trips. We all go on them. What trip do you remember the most? Where did you go & who was with you? How did you get there? Write a memoir post about a memorable school trip. Word … Continue reading

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We Were So Cool.

  Today’s Red Dress Club prompt: write non-fiction based on memories inspired by the above photo! My friend Michelle and I were hanging out one weekend, trying to find something fun to do. As sophomores in high school, we tried to … Continue reading

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Memoir Monday: My Life in France, or, The Summer I Came of Age

Want to write your own memoir and link up? Head over to I Like to Fish and visit Travis! When I was 14 I traveled to France as an exchange student. I arrived confidently armed with my knowledge of textbook French … Continue reading

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