Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Memoirs: Making Sense of a Life

Linda L. Riley has written a nice article for Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s (PCA) Milestones e-news, Memoirs: making sense of life about Jerry Waxler.
"Jerry Waxler is passionate about memoir writing. Not just his – yours."

Sponsored by the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference, Waxler will be presenting the FREE program Find the Story in Your life: Four Steps to Translate Memories into Memoirs on Sunday, April 25, 2010, 2:00 –3:30 P.M. at Fishtown Airways, 200 E. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125

 You can find some great articles and really helpful writer's information on Waxler's website, his blog, and on his Memory Writer's Network, such as:
  • Types and examples of memoirs
  • Find story elements in your (ordinary) life
  • Frequently asked questions about published memoirs
  • The birth of an adult storyteller

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