I just finished reading Pamela Jane’s engrossing memoir, An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer’s Story. This memoir found its way into my heart because it combined so many of the (heretofor) unconscious qualities I seek in
This Thanksgiving, I’d like particularly to express my gratitude to the 12 intrepid souls who spent the last 10 weeks with me in my Memoir & Mindfulness class in Ashland, OR. Their writing was brave and hopeful and true.
Most aspiring memoirists I’ve worked with struggle with keeping their motivation up; writing consistently; overcoming rejection; dealing with their own internal critic; fitting writing in to a busy life with multiple priorities;