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Creative Nonfiction: Essays, Memoirs, and the Personal Side of Writing

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Essay Writing: When It's Just Too Personal - Heather Haapoja
An Exercise in Essay-Writing - Sheila Bender
Finding Your Writing's "Occasion" - Sheila Bender
Personally Speaking - Kathryn Lay
Writing From Anticipation - Sheila Bender
Writing the Personal Essay - Mridu Khullar

Memoirs, Biography and Family History
Grab That Memory Before It Slips Away! - Uma Girish
How to Create the Ultimate Family Newsletter - Moira Allen
How to Keep your Memoir Writing Sharp and Vital - Dr. Allan Hunter
How to Tell - and Sell - Your Ancestor's Life Story - Susie Yakowicz
How to Turn "First Experiences" into "First Sales" - Moira Allen
How to Write a Travel Memoir - Aditi Bose
How to Write Winning First-Person Stories - C.S. Paquin
Mastering the Personal Experience Article - Deborah Newton
Portrait of a Relative - Ruth Danner
Writing a Family History - Moira Allen
Writing (and Selling) Personal Experience Articles - Moira Allen
Writing for Family History Magazines - Rosemary Bennett

Journals & Journaling
Keeping a Writer's Journal: 21 Ideas to Keep You Writing - Sheila Bender
Twenty-Two Reasons to Turn to Your Journal for Catharsis and Creativity - Noelle Sterne

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