Category Archives: Lesson 1

A Grandfather’s Touch

Hello I am new to the course and I am trying to write a Memoir about a very tragic time in my life please read my writing from lesson 1 and provide feedback.     It all started with a … Continue reading

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Three Times a Lady (pls comment) Lesson 1 Exercise

Pls note: written in British English – hence spelling you may not recognise if you are from the USA. This memoir feels like the speed version and could definitely be filled out…but…it’s my first attempt, so I hope to have … Continue reading

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Song–Seasons Change (Expose) by Christine C.

    Writing Exercise Introduction: Reflections of a Song—“Seasons Change” by Expose  As I gaze at the sunset colored foliage on the tree that borders the side street of my college dorm building, I sense the winds of change blowing … Continue reading

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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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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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