Category Archives: Guest writer

AnnaLeah’s Too-True Story

By Marianne Karth AnnaLeah was a particularly avid reader with a colorful imagination. She had a myriad ideas written down on random pieces of paper tucked into drawers, filling notebooks, or emailed to herself. She had, in fact, already created in … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Recipe Blog Share

This week I’m happy to participate in a blog share with Catherine Lanser. I met Catherine this summer in a Remember to Write! memoir workshop I taught in summer 2019. We agreed on the topic of Family Holiday Recipe, inspired by … Continue reading

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Love Arrives

By Suzy Beal This is the 16th episode of a travel memoir that is unfolding, one chapter each month, here on True Stories Well Told. Stay tuned for more of the adventure as teenage Suzy’s family moves to Europe, builds … Continue reading

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Debt, Repaid

By Howard Tanzman   I had just returned from my father’s funeral when the landline phone rang. “Hello,” I answered. “Are you Howard and is your mother’s name, Pauline?” the caller asked. “Yes. And who is this?” “I’m your cousin,” … Continue reading

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A Very Fair Trade

By Howard Bowman I remember the exact moment. It occurred on the South Branch of the Oconto River a few miles south of Chute Pond in Northeastern Wisconsin. I was pushing 70 at the time. He was on the long … Continue reading

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A Love Story

By Ellen Magee Thirteen years ago, during the Willy Street Fair, I was collecting signatures on a petition standing on the corner of Willy Street and Ingersoll Street.  My son’s childhood karate teacher, Master Fields, walked over and said, “Weeell, … Continue reading

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Dancing Words

By Suzy Beal This is the 15th episode of a travel memoir that is unfolding, one chapter each month, here on True Stories Well Told. Stay tuned for more of the adventure as teenage Suzy’s family moves to Europe, builds … Continue reading

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