Knowing where to start is sometimes the hardest part of the story telling journey. Or maybe you’ve begun and just need a bit of a boost.
Here are a few of my favorite creative folks whose websites are full of solid ideas as well as inspiration.
Molly Peacock www.mollypeacock.org Molly Peacock is an American-Canadian poet, essayist, biographer and speaker, whose multi-genre literary life also includes memoir, short fiction, and a one-woman show.
Honor Moore 12 Ways to Write a Poem American poet, essayist, memoirist Honor Moore offers this step by step exercise to develop your inner poet.
Alison Wearing www.alisonwearing.com Alison Wearing is a Canadian writer and performer. Her first book was the internationally acclaimed travel memoir Honeymoon in Purdah – an Iranian journey. Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, is both a bestselling memoir and a multiple award-winning one-woman play.
Abigail Thomas has been called the ‘Emily Dickinson of memoirists’. www.abigailthomas.net offers some great tips on how to get started.
More to come!