Reason for Writing

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  • A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home

    In this poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, actress Tembi Locke discovers the healing powers...
    Tembi Locke
    • Tembi Locke
  • The Enduring Fascination with Lizzie Borden

    Author Cara Robertson explores the stories Lizzie Borden's culture wanted and expected to hear in the aftermath of the brutal Borden murders, and how those stories influenced...
    Cara Robertson
    • Cara Robertson
  • Mary Laura Philpott on Her Memoir-in-Essays, I Miss You When I Blink

    “This is the book when you're feeling like ‘WHAT THE HELL AM I GOING TO DO WITH MY LIFE?!' and you need to know that you're not alone.” Mary Laura Philpott writes...
     Mary Laura Philpott
    • Mary Laura Philpott
  • Lessons From Lucy

    Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author Dave Barry shares the inspiration for his newest book, Lessons From Lucy . For more on this wildly popular...
    Dave Barry
    • Dave Barry
  • Write Your Memoir Program - Month 1

    Instructional Part 1 – CLICK HERE FOR THE RECORDING ! This first instructional webinar covered the following topics: • The basic definition of memoir, and how it...
    Jeanne Lyet Gassman
    • Jeanne Lyet Gassman