Leslie Rupley

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Leslie Rupley, writer and memoir coach, has two books to her credit as well as twelve ghost-written memoirs. Remembering Childhood: Workbook Your Way to a Finished Memoir (to be released in 2016) offers guidance and inspiration to people who want to begin and finish writing their memoirs. Her meticulously researched debut novel Beyond the Silk Mills (2014) is set in early twentieth century Paterson, NJ. It depicts the lives of Eastern European immigrant families during the famous Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 and beyond to 1929.

Leslie began writing vignettes about her own childhood after eight years of publishing memoirs for clients of LTR Productions: Preserving Personal Histories. She realized that she and others could preserve their uniq
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Leslie Rupley Bottom line, write. Get started. I might skip ahead to a part of the book that interests me at the moment rather than writing the next logical thing.…moreBottom line, write. Get started. I might skip ahead to a part of the book that interests me at the moment rather than writing the next logical thing. I might visualize a setting and write about it. In a dire case, I'll find a photo of a similar scene and describe it. Anything goes except getting up for a snack!(less)
Leslie Rupley Alice Hoffman is one of my favorite authors. In The Marriage of Opposites, she details the life of the artist Camille Pissarro who was born in St.…moreAlice Hoffman is one of my favorite authors. In The Marriage of Opposites, she details the life of the artist Camille Pissarro who was born in St. Thomas in 1830 and later painted in England and France. I'd like to be the fly on the wall and follow his career as he evolves into the father of modern impressionism. (less)
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As a Board Member of the California Writers Club, Mt. Diablo Chapter I recently volunteered to staff our Booth at the Berkeley Book Festival on June 4, 2017. It was a great opportunity to serve my writers community while enjoying the ambiance of a festival that drew throngs.


I spoke with book enthusiasts and writers from the greater Bay Area as well as visitors from England, Sweden and Australia...

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