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Shaping your memoir: The mythic journey of your life

We read memoirs for many reasons. These reasons can perhaps be summarized into two: we want to be entertained and we need to be informed.

In this post on the mythic journey of your life, I want to write about the second of those reasons: our need to be informed.

Whether they articulate it or not, many people read memoirs because they want to understand something about the lived experience of life. Life is not easy. It is full of challenges, defeats and conundrums.

“What to do?”

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