Monthly Archives: October 2015

Return from #APH2015

I spent the last week in Sacramento at the Association of Personal Historians‘ annual board meeting and conference. It was a week that looked a lot like this… and like this… and from wherever I happened to be, like this… … Continue reading

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It’s time to “Throw me somethin’, Mister!”

Mardi Gras may be nowhere near, but that traditional call from the crowds to the krewes is going out from True Stories Well Told. It is not “throws” I seek, not gaudy plastic jewelry or toys, but your stories, true … Continue reading

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Finding “The Once”–advice from Alan Gelb, author of Having the Last Say

As a writing coach, I have found myself focusing more and more on encouraging people to GO SMALL. Keep it concrete, specific, situated in  one uninterrupted run of time. Give us one moment that stands for the larger whole, one afternoon in your mother’s … Continue reading

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