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What Motivates You to Write a Memoir? Joe Skinkis shares his reason

D: What motivates you to write a memoir? I asked Joe Skinkis. Here he shares how his many life experiences have impelled him to write his life stories.

I am a 75-year-old man who lives in Thailand with my 30-year-old wife. One day, we may have a child. I would like to have my child learn from my mistakes and to glean the positive aspects of my experience.

This is how I answer “What motivates you to write.”

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4 Responses to What Motivates You to Write a Memoir? Joe Skinkis shares his reason

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    chris mcnees August 11, 2012 at 12:35 AM #

    Would love to hear many more stories

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    memoryman August 11, 2012 at 10:42 PM #

    Chris, I hope to run many more stories such as this one as readers send them in. What motivates you to write? I’d love to include your account.

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    ed grusch August 12, 2012 at 5:37 PM #

    Joe…i see nothing in the memoir about you riding in the trunk of a 58 chevy with some stolen furniture….or…riding on buffalo at south park while heavily intoxicated

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    Joseph Skinkis August 24, 2012 at 12:18 AM #

    Hi Chris,
    I’d love to share my stories with you. Here is my email address: [email protected]

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