One way to prepare for writing a memoir or, for that matter, an autobiography, is to gather photos which depict distinct periods of life. I collaborated with Natalie d’Arbeloff many years ago when I interviewed artists and published those interviews… Read More ›
Lived Experience Narrative
At the beginning of an intensive journal writing session, we turn a cup right side up to signify that we are beginning all over again.
Originally I applied an exercise that involves tracing around both hands and creating fun characters on each finger tip with young students in the primary schools. Initially, we read the classic short story, ‘The Bad Deeds Gang’ and extracts from ‘The Body’… Read More ›
Autoethnography is a form of qualitative research in which an author uses self-reflection and writing to explore anecdotal and personal experience and connect this autobiographical story to wider cultural, political, and social meanings and understandings. One way to get into… Read More ›