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Writing Prompt for Women’s History Month, Send Me What You Write

by Matilda ButlerMarch 7, 2017
Writing Prompt for Women’s History Month, Send Me What You Write

Matilda Butler provides writing prompts to get you writing about women who inspire you. It’s a great way to honor one or more women during Women’s History Month.

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Memoirists — Consider Your Story Structure, Plus Memoir Writing Prompts

by Matilda ButlerJanuary 24, 2017
Memoirists — Consider Your Story Structure, Plus Memoir Writing Prompts

Matilda Butler discusses story structure and provides memoir writing prompts to help you consider your story structure.

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Memoir Writers: It’s August of 2016 and Do You Know What Your Memoir is About?

by Matilda ButlerAugust 2, 2016
Memoir Writers: It’s August of 2016 and Do You Know What Your Memoir is About?

Matilda Butler makes the case for a strong synopsis of your story to guide your writing and to help you market your memoir. She shares four movie synopses to show how a brief paragraph can result in a person deciding to see or not see a movie. Your synopsis will either open or close doors to the writing and publication of your memoir.

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Memoir Writing Advice and Writing Prompts

by Matilda ButlerJuly 5, 2016
Memoir Writing Advice and Writing Prompts

Matilda Butler shares new memoir writing prompts.

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Memoir Writing Prompts: Father’s Day is Coming

by Matilda ButlerJune 7, 2016
Memoir Writing Prompts: Father’s Day is Coming

Matilda Butler shares a new perspective on writing about Father’s Day — with gratitude.

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Memoir Writers – Watch Your Language!

by Matilda ButlerMay 10, 2016
Memoir Writers – Watch Your Language!

Matilda Butler shares a fun example about the changing use of vocabulary along with a reminder to make the language in your memoir true to the time period.

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And Still More on Nostalgia and Memoir Writing: Part 3

by Matilda ButlerMarch 29, 2016
And Still More on Nostalgia and Memoir Writing: Part 3

Post #228 – Women’s Memoirs, Writing Prompt – Matilda Butler
Even More on Helping Your Reader (and You) Remember
Memoir writing requires us to dig deeply into our past, to take an honest look at what we have done, to decide what to share with others. Memoir writing is time consuming and often difficult. That said, delving [...]

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