Category Archives: Memoir

Life is a Memoir: What is Fiction?

Another post I have written for Carrot Ranch on Memoir. via Life is a Memoir: What is Fiction?

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Bicycles: Times Past

Thank you for all the contributions to the last prompt The Biggest Change : the responses were insightful and thought provoking. I enjoyed reading and reflecting on all of them. This month’s prompt I am expecting to see differences between generations … Continue reading

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Times Past: Themes and Focus

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters Although memoir is a true story of a particular part of your life, it must still have structure if you intend for others to read it. Firstly you have to…

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Time in Memoir

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters My almost ninety-year-old mother rings me every night. A habit that began many years ago both to ensure that she had someone to talk to every day and from a…

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The biggest change: Times Past

I can remember talking to my grandmother (pre Silent Generation) about how much the world had changed in her lifetime. She was born in 1899 in the small town of Tairo in Queensland. She had seen so many changes in … Continue reading

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Times Past: Dealing with Others

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters I write memoir – my memories of particular times or events in my life. In this process, through no fault of their own other than being part of my life…

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Weekend Coffee Share 6th May 2018

Welcome. Come on in for a cup of tea or coffee. You are very welcome and I have most beverages. Today I want to tell you the secret I have been keeping the last month that I would have loved … Continue reading

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