Tracy Lee Karner
Years Ago

How to turn a memory into a plot for your memoir

Making a story is a process. It is built in stages, just like constructing anything from a quilt to a bookshelf to a house. Stories do not just roll out of pens' tips or spill from keyboard-tapping fingers. Stories are drafted and then edited and then revised and revised until the right words and right… Continue reading How to turn a memory into a plot for your memoir

Tracy Lee Karner
Years Ago

Share Your Story

This week I led a workshop sponsored by our local library, called "Share Your Story." When asked whether I would teach an ongoing course, I regretfully declined. But the class's 26 participants have inspired me to re-invent my blog. I have a passion for helping other people write and publish their stories, because I believe… Continue reading Share Your Story