Monthly Archives: September 2014

Go small…

In a writing workshop at Pinney Library this summer, we spent one evening talking about “going small.” I set my writers an in-class challenge: seven minutes to write about something, starting with an object as the focal point. “Give us the … Continue reading

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Madison-area memoir writers: Join a workshop at Sequoya Library?

A few seats are available in “Start Writing Your Memoir” starting  September 29 at the Sequoya Branch Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd, in Madison. We’ll meet Mondays 11 am – 1 pm for 8 weeks, finishing on November 17. The workshop is free, but … Continue reading

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“Inspiring!” Fireflies at Twilight: Letters from Pat Adams

In early September I had the pleasure of welcoming a book I midwifed into the world. This is one of the great moments in the life of a personal historian. How often do any of us get to see the tangible … Continue reading

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Old Letters Become Time Machine to the Past (On the APH blog)

Last Saturday I attended a family launch party for a book of letters that I just published for a client. Seeing a book (or any form of personal history you’ve helped produce) welcomed by its intended audience is one of the … Continue reading

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Upcoming events, Madison & Mineral Point

There’s a lot writers of “true stories well told” can learn from the techniques of fiction. Want to try your hand at it? Sign up now for… Fiction Writing Workshop: A six week series with Gregg Williard Goodman South Madison Library Get … Continue reading

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