Monthly Archives: October 2012

Congratulations to Sheila Spear, “Backyard Hero”

Sheila Spear, a participant in South Madison memoir writing and a contributor to True Stories Well Told, was recognized in October 2012 with the Backyard Hero Award from Community Shares of Wisconsin for her volunteer work with the Wisconsin Network … Continue reading

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Book review: “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human”

News flash! IT’S OK TO READ FICTION! Even if your goal is to write true stories, it’s OK to read fiction! If you’ve read my post on Little Bee, the last novel I read, you know I have an inner … Continue reading

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A Place That Felt Like Home

By Amy Boyd Lake Huron. A place I’ve known all my life. Driving there from the suburbs of Detroit took about two hours, but tradition required that we stop in Harvard, Michigan at the A & W. After slurping down … Continue reading

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Sarah on the road… back to sharing stories soon

In the last week I have gone to Norfolk for the wedding of my nephew Jesse Zajac (far left in this picture; I am third from left) — don’t we look like a bunch of ambassadors and their wives?   … Continue reading

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I Loved My ’65 Valiant like Family

A couple of my fearless peerless writers have shared stories about important cars in their lives lately. Thought I’d share mine! In the summer of 1985 I inherited a car. I’m sure it will always be the car I loved … Continue reading

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