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April 29, 20176 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, Mike Knezovich, writing

I’ve been immersed in working with my editor at Golden Alley Press, putting on the finishing touches, and proofreading with Mike’s help. So, to be honest, I’m sort of all written out. Except to say this: If you’re interested in Writing Out Loud, which chronicles my learning to teach a memoir class for seniors, and […]

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When’s the last time someone asked you to keep talking?

April 16, 20176 CommentsPosted in blindness, careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, Mike Knezovich, writing

My next book Writing Out Loud will be out by early May. I’d cross my fingers for good luck on that statement if they weren’t already occupied – I’m still busy typing last-minute revisions and rewrites! Here’s an excerpt from the publisher’s description–it’s straight from the Books by Beth Finke page: Writing Out Loud: What […]

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Happy Birthday, Dave Eggers

March 12, 20176 CommentsPosted in blindness, memoir writing, writing

I subscribe to something called The Writer’s Almanac and wake up every morning to a poem and an email message listing things that went on in the literary world that day in history. Today’s listing includes something about writer and publisher Dave Eggers that I thought worth sharing here. I could still see when I […]

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Mondays with Mike: Beth’s online makeover

February 6, 20177 CommentsPosted in careers/jobs for people who are blind, memoir writing, Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, Uncategorized, writing

Beth’s posted extensively here about leading memoir classes for senior citizens—and she’s posted the work of some of her students, who have some pretty extraordinary tales. That class has meant a lot to Beth and to the folks who are writing their own stories, so much so that it’s the basis for Beth’s next book. […]

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