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Discovery of terrible problem+Less. 1

“Your character moves into a new apartment. “On the surface, the place seemed ideal, but his/her first night there, your character discovers a terrible problem with the place that he/she didn’t take into account…” ****** Thirty years ago, I received … Continue reading

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ENCOUNTERS

If I told people I’d seen a ghost they wouldn’t believe me, but I have had two encounters in my lifetime and my uncle had one as well. It took me a long time to understand what was going on … Continue reading

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Lesson 1: Song Exercise. “1985″

As a freshman in high school, you never know if you’re going to fit in anywhere, make friends, find a place for yourself. In my high school, the school district was so small that there was only one middle school … Continue reading

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Hey Jude Lesson 1 MW

Hey Jude I was now in Grade 8 at George P. Vanier Junior High School, it was early fall. The school dance was almost over.  I had yet to ask anyone to dance. I had been watching Barbara in her … Continue reading

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Lesson 1: Optional

I chose “I Want to Make It With you” by Bread for the song that brings back memories. Upon listening to it, I was transported in time back to my Senior year in high school. The first time that I … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 Memoir List

EXERCISE 1: Make a list of 10 possible topics you could write a memoir about. You can choose from the topics on the previous page and/or come up with different ones. 1) A spiritual or religious experience – finding faith … Continue reading

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Lesson ONE!!!

EXERCISE ONE: 1.  The entire experience of being a naive, rather innocent sheltered wife and mother (albeit Professional) woman in New York, meeting a Lawyer for the VERY FIRST TIME when her Husband decided to Ghost out of the Marriage … Continue reading

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Lesson I exercise 1

EXERCISE 1: Make a list of 10 possible topics you could write a memoir about. You can choose from the topics on the previous page and/or come up with different ones. 1) a spiritual or religious experience – my initial … Continue reading

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lesson 4 conflict from lesson 1

I should not have planned this trip. First nigh of seven more to go. Oh my God! This bed feels like a brick. However, will I sleep? Whatever was I thinking!? Nothing is going as I had planned it. There … Continue reading

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lesson 3 exercise 3 week 1

LESSON 4 EXERCISE 1: Make a list of some conflicts (big or small, external or internal) that you could include in your memoir. Summarize each one briefly. 1) TRYING TO CONVINCE MY HUSBAND THAT I CAN DO THE TWENTY-MILE WALKOUT. … Continue reading

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