Category: Memoir Writing

ELMORE LEONARD’S 10 RULES FOR WRITERS

Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules for Writers 1 Never open a book with weather. If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a charac­ter’s reaction to the weather, you don’t want to go on too long....

MEMOIR or AUTOBIOGRAPHY?

MEMOIR or AUTOBIOGRAPHY? Is what I’m writing MEMOIR or AUTOBIOGRAPHY? And what’s the difference between the two? Every time I start up a new series of live memoir writing workshops for my local library,...

ALASKA WRITERS CONFERENCE

Alaska Writers Conference – June 12-16, 2015 by Lois Paige Simonsen A first-hand account of what it was like to attend the Alaska Writers Conference in 2015 When the opportunity came to attend the...