On writing, memoir and self-discovery
What is Your Life Telling You?
Last summer, I started writing a book about living with intention so that I didn’t die with regrets. My working title: Not Dead Yet.
The writing was going well. I was exchanging pages regularly with another coach. I was starting to believe that maybe, just maybe, I might see this […]
An Interview with ShoutOut Colorado
I recently had the honor of being interviewed for a profile in ShoutOut Colorado. Here’s an excerpt, with a link to the full piece:
Hi Shari, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I’ve always been self-employed, so my thinking around my career has not been what business […]
Getting Personal with Millions of Readers
I read this story in the New York Times and it holds so many lessons for aspiring memoirists I wanted to share it here.
When Brooks Barnes, a correspondent who covers Hollywood for The New York Times, pitched an essay late last year about what it was like to grow up […]
I Moved to a Remote Cabin to Write, and I Hate It
What to do if you followed your dream, only to realize it wasn’t what you wanted after all
By Blair Braverman
(SC Note: This piece, originally published in Outside Magazine, contains some great writing advice for all writers but most especially memoirists, which is why I’m reprinting it here. I highlighted […]
Not This Again
Three months ago, fearing my life had gotten too comfortable, I decided to stretch myself and do something that scared me, something for which I had no inherent talent.
I signed up for singing lessons.
It took every ounce of resolve I possessed to make it to the first lesson. When I […]
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