Knowing My Father
Remembering and telling our stories:
Learn by automatic writing
Telling stories connects us in a way that dry facts don’t. I have just finished teaching a memoir class for people in my community. The results, I hope, will be that a few more people are writing their stories, perhaps more skillfully.
So many reasons exist for us to tell or write our stories. Have you noticed how many news stories — a heavy storm, a bad accident, even a jobs report — often start by telling one person’s story, because we relate…