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catnav-scrapmoir-active-3Post #87 – Women’s Memoir Writing, ScrapMoir – Matilda Butler and Kendra Bonnett

by Bettyann Schmidt

To give the gift of your story, you need to understand dramatic structure and how to apply it to your life. Why dramatic structure? Because dramatic structure is the essence of myth, and through it you bring the mythic into ordinary, temporal life.~Tristine Rainer, Your Life as Story

A Timeline River

Timelines are popular additions to family history stories, and a great many of them are available for writers to use. The past week I’ve been researching and using timelines for recording historical events to go along with the structure of my family memoir. A golden nugget surfaced when I stumbled across [click to continue…]

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Author Conversation with Linda Joy Myers, Part 2

by Matilda ButlerMarch 9, 2010
Author Conversation with Linda Joy Myers, Part 2

Post #43 – Women’s Memoirs, Author Conversations – Kendra Bonnett and Matilda Butler
Yesterday’s blog introduced our author conversation with Linda Joy Myers. She answered the question about handling the dark moments in our memoir writing. If you check the comments section of that Women’s Memoirs blog, you’ll find a good discussion of the issue. We [...]

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