REMEMBERING Paule is the compelling story of two friends, novelist Paule Marshall and folklorist and literary critic Daryl Cumber Dance, both committed truth-tellers, teachers, cultural critics, writers, and activists who wielded their pens to revolutionize their literary world.
This tool will aid those who have been through racial equity training and want to continue their learning journey in a structured, proactive way. Not only does it offer critical information, it prompts deep reflection and encourages action.
What if you’re not there to tell your story? Don’t let yours become the ‘greatest story never told.’
Inspirational Creative Nonfiction: The Things We Carry (2023) An Alpha & Beta Story by Dennis Lowery
My daughters asked me, “Dad, do you believe in ghosts and demons?” So, I told them this story. A real moment blended with some storytelling.
One of our eShort stories for Halloween. A 1,151-word hybrid story (nonfiction with a fiction piece embedded). A father’s story to his daughters about a strange new girl he had met in high school: “When your eyes met hers, she was looking deeper into you than you could ever see into her.”
Even the best ideas profit from planning and a thought-out approach to proper structure before you write. This plan is tailored to take your nonfiction idea from inception to a robust (solid-story-structure) outline that your writing will benefit from.
This is a business book, and it’s about furthering your career (presumably—and naturally—that also means ‘make more money’ or ‘become more secure professionally’). Within this book, I use HELP as a means by which you discover how it—helping—is an excellent path to earning trust, and that is a cornerstone to better ‘selling.’ It is a guidebook for mid-career and experienced professionals to create a valuable network and develop new business opportunities (for themselves and the companies that employ them).
Sometimes, the hardest thing is just getting started. You need a spark to get things rolling. Here are 12 compelling writing prompts to help trigger memories, emotions, and experiences that make you realize—if you don’t already—you really must write your memoir.
Writing a memoir can be a profoundly personal and time-consuming process. Still, there are several strategies to write it more efficiently. Here are some ways to help you write your memoir faster.