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Preserving our digital personal history

Published on December 5, 2015, by in Uncategorized.

Follow this link to listen along as John Meadows, Canadian podcaster, interviews me about what personal history is, and why it is so important to preserve. http://onthelog.podbean.com/e/episode-116-dont-let-your-kids-grow-up-to-be-jpegs/

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Atlantic Magazine article: What Kids Learn From Hearing Family Stories

Published on December 15, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

“Reading to children has education benefits, of course—but so does sharing tales from the past” writes Elaine Reese in the December 2013 issue of the Atlantic Magazine. Follow this link to read new evidence why this holiday, you should share stories about your family’s successes and challenges–and the resiliency with which you lived through them. Read

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Follow my blog for memoir writers at True Stories Well Told

Published on November 27, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

I  post at least weekly on True Stories Well Told, my blog for people who read and write about real life. Meet me over there for fresh news, views, and examples from memoirists I meet through my writing classes and online research. If you are in Madison, I invite you to drop by my monthly memoir

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A Resource for Writers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Published on May 17, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

“Writing is a powerful tool not only for communicating existing ideas but also for discovering new ones.” That sentence appears in the mission statement of the UW-Madison Writing Center, which exists to help University of Wisconsin students, both undergraduate and graduate, learn more about writing and successfully complete course papers, theses, dissertations, and articles for publication.

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Start Writing Your Cookbook Memoir talk May 7, Willy St. Coop East

Published on April 14, 2012, by in Uncategorized.

Memories made around the table are some of our finest. Whether you want to share your own recipes and stories or pass on your family’s food traditions, this class will help you get started. Sarah White will share readings from food authors, suggest themes, and familiarize you with the steps required and the resources available

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