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Write about something in your closet

December 15, 201710 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, teaching memoir, writing prompts

Writers in my classes who are downsizing into smaller apartments or senior living centers come to class musing about all the stuff they’ve accumulated over the years. What do they leave behind, I wonder. How do they decide? I also wonder what writing assignment I might give to prompt them to answer those questions. Wonder […]

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The Story Behind our StoryCorps Interview

November 24, 20172 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, radio, writing

More than 300,000 people lined Pennsylvania Avenue on this day in 1963 to watch a horse-drawn caisson carry President Kennedy’s casket from the White House to the Capitol Rotunda. Giovanna Breu, a writer in one of my memoir classes, was there, but Not as an onlooker. She was covering JFK’s funeral and burial for Life […]

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