Category: Memoir Writing

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...

Reflection on Writing Memoir

This post, “A reflection on Writing Memoir” was prompted by a comment submitted to Memoirabilia about what this magazine means to those who read it. The writer of the comment, Kathleen Hewitt, had this...

LET YOUR PAST WRITE YOUR FUTURE

LET YOUR PAST WRITE YOUR FUTURE An editorial by the editor of Memoirabilia, author/memoirist, Viga Boland (originally published in the Inaugural issue of Memoirabilia, December 31, 2014) Tom Robbins once stated that “People write...