Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sarah Goes to Oxford for “Global Reflections on Narrative” Conference

Next week I leave for a week in England–first visiting Bicester, home of the Association of Personal Historians’ U.K. Regional Coordinator Mike Oke, where we will have an informal gathering and share a meal. Then it’s on to Mansfield College, … Continue reading

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The Ballet Class

By Kelly Sauvage Angel Approaching the doors to the studio, I hesitate for a brief moment, tightening the hood of my down coat against my neck, before entering and making my way up the stairs. It’s my first ballet class … Continue reading

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Book review: “Shimmering Images” by Lisa Dale Norton

In my recent “Flash Memoir” online workshop I was describing the micro-memories at the core of that short-form writing technique. A participant said, “Oh, that sounds like the ‘shimmering images’ Lisa Dale Norton’s book is about.” I liked the sound of … Continue reading

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A Childhood Moment

By Rose Osborne Rose produced this essay in my recent workshop on Flash Memoir for the Association of Personal Historians. The sky was so vast and blue in my hometown of Parkes, Australia. Mum was very strict when I was a … Continue reading

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A Language Problem

By Dorothy Ross In 1961, many young people were clamoring to join President Kennedy’s newly established Peace Corps. Not I. I took a job as an intern at a stock brokerage on Montgomery Street in the heart of San Francisco’s … Continue reading

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