Dorothy asked Frances Mayes:

I grew up in McRae, near Fitzgerald. Any advice specific to memoir writing you might offer me? Wasn't it the S&S Cafeteria next to Davison's in Macon, not Morrison's. I remember the well-dressed lady who played the piano there. Thanks for a walk down memory lane.

Frances Mayes You may be right! Maybe Morrison's was in Atlanta. Wonder how I could find out. Such are the perils of memory! About memoir, start with first memories and explore why you remember those incidents or images. Write as freely as possible and then edit and expand.

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