We made it to the end of the month, you and me!
These descendants are now, more than 100 years later, about to have a huge family reunion, and will have this book available for any of the many, many descendants who want to learn more about how their family came to be. There’s information in this book that I’d wager most of them – or maybe even all of them – don’t know. We dug pretty deep to find some of it.
“It’s not about me.”
I love the cover, which was designed to make it look like a Hawaiian composition book. Isn’t it great? Leslie Lang, Writer, Ghostwriter, Memoir, Biography, Family History, Editor, Hawaii
We really live in a remarkable place.
This woman’s story really struck me.
Research shows how important it is for children to hear those stories, and how much better they do if they know them.
How do you choose to alert people who appear in your books that you are writing about them—or do you not alert them at all?
The new memoir A Farm Dies Once a Year, by Arlo Crawford, is, according to the Washington Post, “elegant and richly detailed.” Amazon.com describes it as an intimate, gorgeously observed memoir about family and farming that forms a powerful lesson in the hard-earned risks that make life worth living: The …
What an interesting read, this Paris Review interview with Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club: A Memoir. It’s not a new article; I just stumbled upon it. An excerpt from the interview: INTERVIEWER Did you tell your family you were going to write about them? KARR I’d warned my …