LIFEWRITING BLOG Category

Introduction

Fine story Alon Farm, the Story Unfolds Sparks fly – Unsplash Two Star-Crossed Lovers Let me introduce you to Dougie Holwill. Born in the fifties to a party girl and a con artist, it’s believed that Dougie’s mother, Joyce, wasn’t delighted at the prospect of maternity and attempted to abort her pregnancy, but the baby […]

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Welcome to My Blog!

The focus of this blog is Education, particularly Lifelong Education for Adults in the Second Half of their Lives. Being as I am a trained Adult Developmental Psychologist, as well as a memoirist and a copywriter, I intend to discuss autobiographies, biographies, and memoirs and relate them to developmental phases in the life course and […]

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ABOUT

I am a born teacher, a people person and a Lifelong Learner.  I already had a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley (1965) and ten years of experience teaching history and sociology, before realizing that my real fascination lay in the deep mysteries of the human heart and psyche. Therefore I left my secure well-paying job as […]

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ABOUT ME

My mission is to provide your business with everything you need in copywriting and web content creation.I specialize in Internet  Marketing and Direct Response Copy Creation. My favorite activity is writing sparkling Case Studies  I also perform Website  Content Audits.  About My professional background: My first career was being a Historian, specializing in Modern American and European History. My […]

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Some Motivational Quotes for Memoir Writers

When you feel liket quitting, think about why you started. Get in the habit of asking yourself every few hours: “Does this activity/action support me in attaining my goals?”“Does this support the life I’m trying to create?” You will not always be motivated; so you must learn to be disciplined. Success doesn’t come from who you […]

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Biographies are my favourite! — The Biography Book Review

Welcome to this blog.  I just love biographies, they are the only books that I read and I have read many many of them.  I have brought them as new, had them given to me as a gift and hunted the second hand book stores for them. I will be sharing my reviews of all […] […]

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“Another Sort of Learning: Essays on How to Acquire an Education While Still in College or Anywhere Else” by Fr. James V. Schall, S.J.

“I never let school get in the way of my education.”-Mark Twain Fr. James V. Schall’s Philosophy of Education is very unusual. This is a book for those who like to read and to think–about ultimate questions of existence and essence, about time and eternity, curiosity and learning, about humor and wonder. Fr. Schall believes […]

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The Wounded Storyteller by Arthur Frank

I want to share with you this Preface by Arthur Franks to his book The Wounded Storyteller: I wrote the outline of The Wounded Storyteller in early spring 1994, while I still had stitches from the biopsy that determined I was not having a recurrence of cancer… Writing The Wounded Storyteller was as much a work of self-healing as […]

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Spiritual Autobiographies and Memoirs

Maya Angelou. All God’s Children Got Traveling Shoes Erik P. Antoni. Song of the Immortal Beloved St. Augustine, Confessions Barbara Becker. Enclosure: A Spiritual Autobiography Stephen Batchelor Confession of a Buddhist Atheist Malcolm Boyd, Gay Priest, An Inner Journey Frederick Buechner. Telling Secrets. A Memoir _______________.The Eyes of the Heart. A Memoir of the Lost […]

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