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She wrote about her life, then lit the words on fire and set them free.

I wrote this a few years ago.  I found it today and I just felt like it needed more light. I hope you enjoy some of my freewriting. 1,345 more words


On Genealogy, History, and Stories

On Genealogy, History and Stories —

I spent last week in a fog of genealogy, listening to researchers whose travels and stories and sleuthing made my head spin. 275 more words

What's Your Story?

My mother never simply read a book to me.  She acted it out.  She changed her voice to be each character.  She put the book down and acted out the parts.  577 more words


Facebook Live is my New Voice!

In a couple of hours I will be going live for the first in the series on Telling Your Story on my Facebook Page. I’d love to speak with you… 419 more words


A Memoir Class to Remember

Memoir and Personal Essay: Four Weeks: June 5 to June 26, 2017; Monday evenings, 6:30 P.M. Central Time

Have you thought about writing your memoir? Is there something bubbling inside that you really want to write about? 453 more words

Telling Your Story!

Following on from THIS post a day or so ago, I am going to be hanging out on Facebook Live a lot over the next few months and “Telling Your Story” is going to be a regular feature. 402 more words

Jennifer Peacock-Smith

Square One

Square One

What happens when you’ve written multiple drafts of the same novel, in a month, and you find yourself liking both versions that are relatively complete? 340 more words