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Sharon Linnenkohl

Dear Barbara,
Thank you so much for sharing the assignments for your current class. It keeps a part of my writing self going as my partner and I make our move to Portland OR. Best, Sharon


Sharon - That's so good to hear, and my hope for readers of this blog. Thank you. (And you're headed for one of the loveliest cities I know of.)


thank you for this website! I found it just a few minutes ago when I Googled "memoir prompts"--I started a month-long challenge using NaNoWriMo's format a few days ago (@5000 words so far). One of the things that gets me rolling is the line, "This is the story about the time when...." Then I feel like I'm telling a friend a story, and the words flow more easily.
The other thing that helps is the rule that forbids me from going back and editing.
I'm looking forward to poking around in here over the next weeks.
Glad you're here!


I'm sorry to hear your manuscript wasn't staechnd up. Remember, it's God's plan. God's timing. He will do amazing things through you! You really are a great writer. Just keep it up! Well, only if you continue to feel called to keep it up, that is. :)

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