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Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide

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Memoirs of the Soul teaches readers how to write about the times of wonder in their lives, the sources of their strength, their creativity, resilience and moments of personal transformation. Unlike traditional memoir writing, which focuses on retelling the events of one's life, this book will help readers recognize and explore the spiritual aspects of themselves—their ...more
Paperback, Revised Edition, 264 pages
Published 2011 by Ingot Press (first published 2002)
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Jan 02, 2014 Kathleen Pooler rated it it was amazing
Writing workshop leader and award winning author Nan Merrick Philfer offers a structured, well-organized process for writers to follow in her book, Memoirs of the Soul Writing Guide. This excellent how-to book includes specific exercises, inspirational quotes and excerpts from memoirs to prompt writing and help you tap into your own creative energies.

However, this book is much more than a how-to book. It is a journey into self-discovery, focusing on the spiritual which Philfer describes as “the
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“An opportunity lost may have motivated us to find a satisfying alternative. Adversity or suffering may have taught us certain important skills. Some writers have felt new appreciation for their lives after surviving a serious illness or disability. A fortunate outcome does not invalidate the unfortunate aspect.” 0 likes
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