Alexis Grant, (The Traveling Writer), posed a provocative question on Twitter: How were memoir writers "playing with time . . . for the sake of the story arc?" Since this is a problem I've faced—and probably will continue to face—in the memoir I'm writing, it's helpful for me to think consciously … [Read more...] about The Problem of Time in “My Mother’s Money,” a Memoir
Creative Writing Tips
No matter how old you are, you can become a writer, if that’s what you really want. One of my students wrote his first poem at the age of 87 and has had his work published numerous times since. Two of my students, who are probably in their eighties, are completing gripping mystery novels. A third, … [Read more...] about Think You’re Too Old—or Too Young—to Start Writing?