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Sometimes a memoir page is most helpful when…

Life can be tiresome and messy.  On our worst days, when the emotional fog is thick like wet sand, we may try to push it aside, but it stubbornly oozes back.  And we stumble along, not knowing what is wrong or what is missing, until we cry ouselves raw at a tiny emotional pinprick.  Sometimes a memoir page is most helpful when it tells the story of the messy and the difficult side of life.

Last summer I was living in what I like to call the “mess.”  I was going through some purging of my life and felt a real sense of loss and loneliness.  It was during last summer that I wrote through what was and is to be one of my most amazing  journeys of writing in my life.  I wrote through the emotional fog and came across to the other side of a better understanding of who it is that I am.  But I know that if it wasn’t for doing the deep, heartfelt writing I wouldn’t be as far along in my journey without it.  I challenge you today to look at your “stories” a little deeper and see what you find…

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"Because of Tammy I have found confidence in my writing and feel blessed to be honored in such a way. I have found my voice. I have found freedom! I recommend anyone for whatever reason to expand their life and sign up for her writing workshops or classes. You'll be amazed at how good you are and how everyone has a story worth telling. Sign up and set your voice free!"
Wendy Price, Palm Desert, CA

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Tammy L. Coia is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead workshops in the AWA method as described in Writing Alone & With Others by Pat Schneider, Oxford University Press.


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