Tag Archives: memoir

Happy Birthday to My Favorite Dilettante!

A little birdie (well, actually, a big birdie) told me that today is Helena Hann-Basquiat’s birthday!  And what better way to celebrate her birthday than by heading over to Amazon and picking up one or all of her recent publications: Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume One, available in both ebook and paperback.  I highly recommend […]
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Last Call at Casa de Hann-Basquiat

I consider myself quite adept at procrastination. I even belong to a procrastinating writer’s club (my rationalization knows no bounds). But when I heard that THE Helena Hann-Basquiat, my favorite dilettante, was publishing Volume 1 of her Memoirs of a Dilettante and that if I supported her Kickstarter project, I could get a specially SIGNED […]
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Helena Hann-Basquiat’s Memoirs of a Dilettante, Volume One – COVER REVEAL!

My most favorite dilettante, the delectable, delicious Helena Hann-Basquiat will soon be publishing her memoirs.  This post celebrates, nay, rejoices in the Cover Reveal of her upcoming book.  This is not hyperbole, for Helena is one of the wittiest writers I’ve had the pleasure of following.  Her imagination knows no bounds.  She can be the […]
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A Call for Submissions: Reblogged from The HeSo Project

An opportunity for anyone with a true story to tell: Mini Memoir Mondays at The HeSo Project.

Day 23 Prompt: Remembering Fort Hunter

Childhood memories. Today’s writing prompt at The Community Storyboard.

A Room of His Own: A True Story of One Cat

Read the true story of living with a cat who never met a surface he didn’t want to spray.

The Center Cannot Hold

I’ve just finished reading Elyn R. Saks’ memoir, The Center Cannot Hold, a moving narrative of her journey from her first commitment as a mental patient in Oxford, England, to a professor at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and an adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. […]
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Read it and cheer!

Writer’s Blog just announced that a self-published author had made it to the shortlist for the PEN/Ackerley prize for memoir and autobiography. Read all about it here.