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.
What if you’re not there to tell your story? Don’t let yours become the ‘greatest story never told.’
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.
PROFILES IN CHARACTER: These thirteen men and three women made or changed history. While they are widely revered and respected, none had a perfect life path, but each had strong character. They likely had outside influences that shaped them. Still, each could summon and rely on one unique character trait that guided them to make decisions and take actions that ultimately defined them and their legacies.
Many confuse Memorial Day with honoring our living veterans and currently serving servicemen and women. That’s Veterans Day. Memorial Day is about remembering and honoring those who served our country that have passed on, especially those who died while serving on active duty.
As a successful defense industry executive and expert on business ethics for almost 50 years, in EVER VIGILANT, Dr. J. Phillip London tells us how he became a pioneer in the federal contracting industry and developed and built a successful business that continuously excelled and stayed strong for five decades.
I’m often asked, “What does creative nonfiction mean?” As a good writer understands… it’s best to ‘show’ not ‘tell’ so here’s a creative nonfiction vignette told to my daughters. A moment that becomes a memory about a song that becomes a favorite.
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“CHALLENGES is a book by one of the foremost experts on life as a Marine officer in peace and war, on Capitol Hill, and finally working through Washington’s complex defense sector industry. Harry Jenkins remains one of the sought-after voices of advice for those navigating all three sectors. This book is a ‘must-read’ for everyone, but especially Field Grade officers and above.” —General James L. Jones USMC (Ret), 32nd Commandant of the Marine Corps, former Commander US European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, and the US National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama.