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Writing Alchemy

Writing Alchemy: It’s Been Around a Long Time

by Matilda ButlerJuly 16, 2013
Writing Alchemy: It’s Been Around a Long Time

Women’s Memoirs finds a writing example for the mid-1800s that just may help you see how the elements of Writing Alchemy can help to better record our life experiences.

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Eliciting Emotion in Your Reader: 3 Tips on Writing Highly-Charged Scenes

by Pamela JaneJuly 2, 2013
Eliciting Emotion in Your Reader: 3 Tips on Writing Highly-Charged Scenes

Pamela Bell is back with three more writing tips. These get your focused on writing the emotional content into your memoir in a way that readers will connect.

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Learn Just How Powerful the Sense of Smell Is and Why It Belongs in Your Memoir Writing

by Matilda ButlerJune 25, 2013
Learn Just How Powerful the Sense of Smell Is and Why It Belongs in Your Memoir Writing

New research reveals that the sense of smell changes behavior. Consider incorporating sensory detail in your writing.

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Writing About Characters: Even Movies Don’t Always Get it Right

by Matilda ButlerMay 23, 2013
Writing About Characters: Even Movies Don’t Always Get it Right

Matilda Butler discussed character development and memoir writing.

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In Honor of Mothers…Stories and Gifts for You

by Kendra BonnettMay 11, 2013
In Honor of Mothers…Stories and Gifts for You

In honor of Mother’s Day and all our mothers, Matilda and Kendra are giving away free, unlimited access to The [Essential] Women’s Memoir Writing Workshop. Find out how you can get all 21 lessons (a $109 value) free. This offer goes away at midnight Tuesday.

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Honor the Memory: Memoir and Writing Alchemy

by Matilda ButlerMarch 7, 2013
Honor the Memory: Memoir and Writing Alchemy

“Honor the memory.” Join us as we explore this concept for memoir writing.

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Telling a Life Story Can Be Painful or Beautiful. Which One is Yours?

by Matilda ButlerFebruary 24, 2013
Telling a Life Story Can Be Painful or Beautiful. Which One is Yours?

A different perspective on telling life stories.

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