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Why I love teaching Guided Autobiography (by Lisa Smith-Youngs)

June 4, 2014

Tags: memoir writing, Guided Autobiography Group, Lisa Smith-Youngs

Lisa Smith-Youngs
Guest post by Lisa Smith-Youngs
I look across the table at the steely blue eyes of the 80-year-old man
(from NASA) with a gorgeous, full shock of white hair and I see the little
boy who grew up under the boughs of hemlocks and redwoods in the San
Francisco Presidio, where he salvaged kapok vests and dynamite from Baker Beach and China Beach -- “playthings” that fell off the Navy ships (more…)