A state grant started a thriving memoir business Denis started as a writer of autobiographical fictional. When he shared his stories with audiences, it struck a chord, and the Turning Memories into Memoirs workshop was born. At first funded by a state grant, Denis segued into teaching memory writing at community workshops.
“Don’t make up a deadline if you don’t really have one.” That was a piece of great advice from a colleague early in my career. And one that didn’t sink in until much later. It wasn’t until my body revolted (bursitis of the shoulders, aching tailbone), that I recognized an ongoing problem with my […]
Starting a new business endeavor, especially one we’re excited about, comes with a hidden risk. Hijacked by our eagerness to learn everything we can, we turn into industrial-strength vacuum cleaners, sucking up everything Google throws our way. We read the experts, maybe even attend some conferences. But unless we watch out, we may find ourselves […]