Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Key Life Writing Tool: Your Timeline

Every time I work with newcomers to life writing, I bring up the subject of timelines in one form or another. Today I bring news of a new online tool for creating timelines. In my classes I might discuss the … Continue reading

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The Upstairs Library

By April Gutierrez Manning Growing up as me was fantastic, but more in the sense of word ‘fantasy.’ I read every book on fairy tales that the Young People’s section of the Freeport Public Library had to offer, always hungry … Continue reading

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Done with Las Vegas

I finally got lucky in Vegas–waiting for the airport shuttle at 3:30 in the morning, a fellow shuttler from Maui presented me with a large package of Chocolate Toffee-Covered Macadamia Nuts. Thank you, whoever you were! On the conference–I echo … Continue reading

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More Live from Las Vegas…

Last post from Sin City–I head back to midwest & reality tomorrow. The overlapping of two out-of-this-world experiences has been really heady. One of the two worlds–the Association of Personal Historians conference–has been tremendous. Our annual Members Meeting took place … Continue reading

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“Raising the Stakes” with Pat McNees

More “live from Las Vegas” and the APH Conference: Spent yesterday in a small-group intensive workshop with Pat McNees on doing bigger/bigger budget projects. Got to know ten of our members much better, reaffirming what I’ve learned from my personal … Continue reading

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Marty Walton’s Fan Club says Thanks for the Memories…

  Marty Walton, who has served as APH‘s Operations Manager since 2004, receives a retirement gift from her Fan Club, presented by Treasurer Peter Farquhar. What’s in the box? An iPad! Marty’s legion of fans is big enough–and generous enough–that … Continue reading

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Live from Las Vegas!

“True Stories Well Told” is coming to you live from Las Vegas for the next 6 days–I’m waking up in Harrah’s, in town for the Association of Personal Historians’ board meeting and conference. Quite the scene for this simple country … Continue reading

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