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    • Sue M

      Life is a ...

      Started by Sue M
      (an) ever-changing, continuously morphing, roller coaster ride through ridiculous beauty and hell highways without cafes for tea and cake. It is days of feeling the high of being in the right moment at the right time and then finding out it was all...
      • Chantal Walvoord


        Started by Chantal Walvoord Replies (5) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
        How did the UCLA course turn out, Phyllis?
        • Deirdre Mendoza

          Writing About Your Mother

          Started by Deirdre Mendoza Replies (4) Last reply by Sharon Turnoy
          Hello Memoir People, I'm relatively new here; I've been on the site for years, but am only recently more active. I'll jump in, and you'll tell me if I'm breaking protocol. I'm working on nearly two-year blog about my mother's twelve year journey...
        • Unusual Memoir

          Started by Cheryl Clarice Phibbs Replies (3) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
          Hello, I have been enjoying the articles posted on She Writes and thought it would also be helpful to join a group since I am not a professional writer. I have been somewhat alone these past couple years writing my memoir. I've been worried I will...
        • Finalizing my memior

          Started by Marguerite Connelly Replies (1) Last reply by Sharon Turnoy
          Hello, I am in the final stages of my memoir and feel as if it will never be perfect! I have hired an editor that has been working with me for sometime, but I feel I will need an additional pair of eyes to give a final review. Any suggestions on...
          • Jesan Barnes Kaushik

            Book done, need an editor

            Started by Jesan Barnes Kaushik Replies (2) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
            Hi all! I wrote my memoir (yay!) but I am this constant cycle of wanting to rewrite everything! I know I should get an editor or coach. Anyone have good experience working with someone?
            • Phyllis Smith

              Welcome new members! Please introduce yourselves and your memoir projects here. I am excited to get...

              Started by Phyllis Smith
              Welcome new members! I am so glad you have joined our group. I am sorry I have been away for a while. It has been a busy fall. I am excited to see so many new writers have joined our support group. Please feel free to introduce yourself and/or...
              • Phyllis Smith

                Have you attended any Writers Conferences and/or Retreats Recently?

                Started by Phyllis Smith Replies (2) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
                Good Afternoon Writers!! I am fresh off a writer's conference this month. Have you attended any writers conferences or retreats recently? If so, what are some of your takeaways? Did anything surprise you about the conference or the retreat? Please...
              • Saying Hello

                Started by Marguerite Connelly Replies (1) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
                Hi, I just want to say that I have joined this group to bounce my ideas, anxiety, frustration and exciting off of others. With that said I am here to offer the same. Thanks Marguerite
                • Colleen Burns Durda


                  Started by Colleen Burns Durda Replies (1) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
                  Hello. I've recently been introduced to this forum by a memoir coach, Marion Roach Smith. I've taken several of her classes and now am in the final stages of revision. My odyssey has been long, but I'm heartened by the realization my memoir and I...
                  • Phyllis Smith

                    Welcome new members!

                    Started by Phyllis Smith Replies (2) Last reply by Phyllis Smith
                    Welcome new members. Please introduce yourself and your memoirs.
                  • hello!

                    Started by Rivka Resnick
                    Hello! I'm 14 years old and hoping to participate in NaNoWriMo this year. I'm been battling writer's block lately, so any encouragement and/or tips would be greatly appreciated.
                    • Lidy Wilks

                      NaNoWriMo Update

                      Started by Lidy Wilks
                      It's week 3 of NaNoWriMo 2019! And today's post is an update of how I'm faring so far. What had me stumped. And what has me worried about my progress for the rest of November. Who else is doing NaNoWriMo? How's your progress so...
                    • I have written edited and published my first e-book

                      Started by MILDRED LOPEZ
                      The title is COMBATING FEAR. ISBN 9780463381144. You may google for the ISBN and the book page will pop up. I would like a feedback after you have read it. It is an inspirational and self-help book.
                    • i wrote edited and published my first e-book

                      Started by MILDRED LOPEZ
                      My e-book title is COMBATING FEAR. It is available on smashwords and amazon kdp. You can also google it with the ISBN no 9780463381144. Please read it and let me know what you think.
                      • Corinne Rodriguez-Montoya

                        Natures Rage

                        Started by Corinne Rodriguez-Montoya
                        My first contribution, hope you like it.
                        • Marjorie Witt

                          Where is Everybody?

                          Started by Marjorie Witt Replies (11) Last reply by Irene Kessler
                          I know there are a tone of memoir writers out there. I've seen them at conventions. I see shelves full of memoirs when I wander into one of the few bookstores left and I see pages and pages of them on Amazon. Hiding perhaps? Let's get this group...
                          • Jen Knox

                            Hi, everyone

                            Started by Jen Knox
                            Glad to see this group. I'd love to see links to your work on these areas. I am a meditation and yoga teacher, along with a writer, and I'm working on a nonfiction project that combines these areas. Would love to connect.
                            • Christine Christman

                              Should we revive the group?

                              Started by Christine Christman Replies (7) Last reply by Chantal Walvoord
                              Hi all, I just posted an announcement to the group that I have returned to writing after a long hiatus. I am interested to see if anyone sees value in reviving this group and would love to get input on how we might make it useful! I have just...
                              • Theresa Chan

                                Hello! I am new to writing and am in dire need of encouragement

                                Started by Theresa Chan Replies (2) Last reply by Theresa Chan
                                Hi everyone. My name is Theresa. I am from Malaysia, and I am so happy to have found "shewrites.com" and this group. I am looking to start a blog, but I am lacking of courage as I have never been a good writer. But, I would really want to venture in...