Monthly Archives: July 2014

News from “Mountain Girl” Stephanie Kadel Taras

I received this email from my APH colleague Stephanie Kadel Taras, author of Mountain Girls, this morning. I posted an interview and excerpt from her book earlier this year. I’m pleased to share her news! -Sarah White Hello friends! I’m excited … Continue reading

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Local memoir writers: help me decide!

Help me make a decision! I’m trying to choose between two different  time slots at the Sequoya Library for a 6-week memoir workshop starting in late September 2014. Would you be more likely to come at the same time as my previous Sequoya … Continue reading

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My “Writer in Residency” at Costco

This spring I got an email from the publisher of my oral history book, Madison Women Remember Growing Up in Wisconsin’s Capital. They were planning a book signing for Father’s Day for their local authors. Would I be interested in … Continue reading

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A Boy with a Hammer Does His Part

By  Lawrence Landwehr  Ever since my mother and I had come to live with her parents on their farm and ranch, I had access to small hand tools such as hand saws, pliers, wrenches, etc. As a boy, the tool … Continue reading

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My Lost Cursive (and so much more)

Recalling last spring’s “from cursive to computer” writing prompt caused me to recall my own rocky history with cursive writing–and so much more. -Sarah White I was born in October of 1956. For first grade, my parents chose for me St. Richard’s … Continue reading

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From Cursive to Computer

There has been a lot of handwringing  about the demise of cursive writing this year. An NPR piece about it aired as I drove to teach the first session of a memoir writing workshop back in March. It inspired me … Continue reading

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In Madison? Accelerate your memoir writing in August

I am offering a “lite” version of my “Start Writing Your Memoir” workshop later this summer. We will meet for 5 nights July 31 through August 28, 6:45pm-8:45pm at Pinney Branch Library, 204 Cottage Grove Rd. For a description of the … Continue reading

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