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Don’t Wait: Continue to Write Your Memoir Today

Why not continue to write your memoir today?

—Phil Cousineau in Stoking the Creative Fires

The Phil Cousineau quote above ought to be for all of us a stirring call to continue—or to begin if that is where we are at—the writing we may have procrastinated about for so long. We fill our days with lesser tasks when we know that what we ought to be doing is writing a memoir.

It is later than you think. In the twenty-five plus years I have been doing this work, I have seen people die without writing their memoir and I have seen people grow old and lose the energy to write their memoir.

In both cases, a lifestory has been lost.
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2 Responses to Don’t Wait: Continue to Write Your Memoir Today

  1. Kara Bohonowicz February 7, 2019 at 5:57 PM #

    Thanks for the encouragement to keep writing. It is helpful to imagine life passing me by and me not finishing my memoir. Great motivation because I want to write this so my kids understand me.

  2. Denis Ledoux February 7, 2019 at 6:47 PM #

    “If only…” is something I hear all too often. I am glad to read that you will finish your memoir. There are many blog posts available on this site on other memoir-writing sites. Make the most of this help. Good luck and keep in touch.

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