Category Archives: Memoir

Times Past: What is Memoir

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters I started off this series for Charli saying that I had already written about what memoir is and at the time I chose not to repeat it. However, in summing…

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Horses and Childhood Dreams: Times Past Challenge

Thank you everyone for such a wonderful array of stories of your push biking days. We are starting to get stories from more places round the world and it adds to the richness of our shared yet different experiences. Charli … Continue reading

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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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