Tag Archives: ellen sussman

Coming Soon…

What it was like writing a draft memoir in Ellen Sussman’s Novel/Memoir in a Year class with no clear idea of what I was writing about. A writing tip that embellished my writing from Hope Edelman’s, Memoir: Step by Step workshop

Posted in Authorly Advice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

I Talked My Memoir to Death—Now What?

This year, 2016, is the year I have committed to write. To goad myself into it, I signed up for best-selling author, Ellen Sussman’s Novel/Memoir in a Year class. I’ve studied writing with Ellen for years—since 2008 when I first met her … Continue reading

Posted in Authorly Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Life Happens

In February when I sent my invitation to announce my forthcoming Writer’s News newsletter, I thought it’d be a week or two before I hit the send button. But as I worked with my web-team to get the look and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

An Interview With Tracy Guzeman

Tracy and I met four or five years ago in a weekly writing class hosted by New York Times bestselling author Ellen Sussman. In her class, Tracy’s short stories sounded like they came to her with effortless ease, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Authorly Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments