Category Archives: overcoming

Memoir of art, music, history, and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

I was astonished to learn of her past. An unassuming aquaintance, Fangfang Xu, recently published her family memoir, Galloping Horses:  Artist Xu Beihong and His Family During Mao’s China. She did tell me her father was called the “father of … Continue reading

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Media intelligence and frustrated story lines

What in the world is going on? Last week saw terrible tragedies in the US related to race relations. Police quick with their guns, fed-up black men using their guns to take revenge on anyone who looked like their “enemy.” Too bad about collateral damage. … Continue reading

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Dealing with family while writing your memoir

“Now it was time to stop the dance I had started . . .” For several years, Kathy Pooler has been sharing her memoir writing experiences on the Memoir Writer’s Journey blog. She is now celebrating the recent publication of Ever … Continue reading

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