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Photos and memoir writing

January 3, 2015

Tags: Guided Autobiography, memoir writing

Art Begins with a Story: Pat McNees, brief video of me talking about how looking at photos can help remember what went on in your life, which is handy when you are involved in memoir writing (plus, it helps you figure out where (more…)

Writing workshops as group therapy

March 26, 2012

Tags: memoir, reminiscence, Guided Autobiography, writing workshop

Steve Almond's essay Why Talk Therapy Is on the Wane and Writing Workshops Are on the Rise (NY Times Magazine 3-23-12) is about the rise of MFA programs. It ignores a huge not-so-snootily-literary group: people who take life writing workshops because (more…)