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Get the Notes from Lisa’s PSWG Memoir Class

Get the Notes from Lisa’s PSWG Memoir Class

Get a free set of notes from Lisa’s Palm Springs Writers Guild memoir class.  

Mar 4, 2017     Comments Off on Get the Notes from Lisa’s PSWG Memoir Class
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Writing, writing, writing

Writing, writing, writing

Here’s the thing: the writing pours out of me in this old pirate ship of a cabin. I am pushing the arc of the narrative closer and closer to being […]

Nov 3, 2011     Comments Off on Writing, writing, writing
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Crafting Believable Characters

Crafting Believable Characters

I’m finally settling in to my Santa Fe life, and loving it. As I unpack boxes each day I think about the manuscript I am working on and it mixes […]

Aug 8, 2011     Comments Off on Crafting Believable Characters
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Memoir at Yale University

Memoir at Yale University

What a heady week it was. My class on Memoir Writing at Yale was so big it overflowed the assigned room and we had to move across the street to […]

Jul 6, 2011     Comments Off on Memoir at Yale University
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50 Things to Know About Memoir

50 Things to Know About Memoir

“Shimmering Images” is a guide on how to write your memoir. Here are 50 things to know about memoir and the book. Memoir is storytelling. Storytelling is art. Memoir is […]

Jun 20, 2011     Comments Off on 50 Things to Know About Memoir
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Teaching Memoir at Yale

Teaching Memoir at Yale

Later this month I’ll be on the faculty of the International Women’s Writing Guild (IWWG) 34th annual summer conference beginning June 24 on the campus of Yale University: http://www.iwwg.org. The […]

Jun 13, 2011     Comments Off on Teaching Memoir at Yale
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Writing Memoir: The Book

Writing Memoir: The Book

Here’s my summer writing desk at the cabin in the Sandhills. I’ve had time to turn back to my new book. You know what that’s like—life often gets in the […]

Jun 13, 2011     Comments Off on Writing Memoir: The Book
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Sliding into the land of creativity . . .

Sliding into the land of creativity . . .

  Last time I posted here I was trying to get comfortable with writing, trying to get back to work on the manuscript of my new book idea. I was […]

Sep 11, 2010     Comments Off on Sliding into the land of creativity . . .
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Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story

Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story

When my mom got sick and I traveled to her home to take care of her, I left behind a manuscript one-third done—the beginning of a new book of memoir, […]

Aug 11, 2010     Comments Off on Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story
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Following the labyrinthine road of creativity

Following the labyrinthine road of creativity

July 2010 I’ve been back from Europe long enough to skitter into the chaos of day-to-day life, but not so long that I have forgotten what it felt like to […]

Jul 29, 2010     Comments Off on Following the labyrinthine road of creativity
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