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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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Creative Non-fiction: Memoir Monday on Tuesday

This is a subject I find is often very misunderstood. People often think that because of the word ‘creative’ that the piece is not strictly true, that the author has allowed some creative narrative content into the piece. That they … Continue reading

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Voice: Memoir Monday on Tuesday

In an earlier post on the ‘I’ characters found in memoir I mentioned that the narrating ‘I’ could be polyvocal – that they could have multiple voices. Firstly, what is a voice. There are two meanings and one always occurs … Continue reading

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Experience: Memoir Monday on Tuesday

Last week I wrote about who memoirs are about – the ‘I’ characters that are found within the narrative. This week I ask what is memoir about?  You may say it is about a personal experience. Something that happened to … Continue reading

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A simple word ‘I’ :Memoir Monday on Tuesday

Occasionally I get asked who do you write about when you write a memoir. Although some people write about people they have known, usually well-known mothers or fathers, part of the definition of memoir means that it has to come … Continue reading

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Memoir Monday on Tuesday

A blogging pal Lisa Reiter has commenced blogging about memoir on Monday. Uninvited I have decided to join her but Monday is a busy day for me so instead I will do Memoir Monday on Tuesday and perhaps, to be … Continue reading

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Time Travel:Weekly Photo Challenge

Frozen in Time Time in Motion More time and motion Going back in time Frozen, thinking it was a dummy advertising a dress shop she gave me a real shock when she moved. I have attempted myself to go back … Continue reading

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