Tag Archives: memoir

#AmReading Patty Dann’s THE BUTTERFLY HOURS:
transforming memories into memoir

I found THE BUTTERFLY HOURS by chance. I had stopped in at the bookstore one Saturday afternoon for an author event. First thing’s first: I bought the author’s book (KRAZY by Michael Tisserand) and a new pack of stationary. Then, I … Continue reading

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Q&A with Tara Ison, author of REELING THROUGH LIFE

I went away, to have adventures; I’d lived a sheltered, landlocked life, too, and maybe I needed that shock and grope we experience when stripped of our context. What the hell had I experienced? What real experience had I even … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth in Memoir

* Playing off of last week’s post, here’s a reprint of an article I originally wrote for Write It Sideways. “Memoir is not an act of history but an act of memory, which is innately corrupt.” ~Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ … Continue reading

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