8-Minute Memoir

Day

Day 68: This day. Ceremonies, marches, galas, goodbyes, protests, tears, cheers, and llamas. Write about today. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir…

January 20, 2017
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Day

Day 68: People. Write about a time the way you saw someone changed. Maybe the first time you saw your dad cry. Maybe when you saw your beloved English teacher buying toilet paper at Albertsons. Maybe when your revered public figure went to jail.…

January 18, 2017
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Day 66: Trouble

Day 66: Trouble. Write about a time you got in trouble. Miss curfew? Break a lamp? Fall asleep in the blanket closet you were hiding in because you wanted to see if anyone would notice you were gone? 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A photo posted…

January 13, 2017
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Day 64: A table 

Day 64: A table. Write about a table. A coffee table. A kitchen table. A card table. A picnic table. A sewing table. A drafting table. A bedside table. 8 minutes. *The lady on the computer is my friend @story_monster Heather who does free…

January 11, 2017
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Day 63: This battle

Day 63: This battle. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A photo posted by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Jan 9, 2017 at 4:15am PST…

January 9, 2017
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Day 62: in the kitchen

Day 62: in the kitchen. Write about something that happened in the kitchen. The time your brothers put rubber bands on the water sprayer so when your sister got a drink, she got soaked. The time your Dad went to make cream of wheat…

January 7, 2017
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Day 61: beds

Day 61: beds. Write about your bed. Your parents’ water bed. The bunk bed you fell off of. The bed at that one hostel. The sleeping bag you had to use. The bed you want. The bed your kids keep peeing in. The bed…

January 4, 2017
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Day 60: I remember when

Day 60: I remember when. Today, because it’s a new year, I thought I’d start at the beginning. Write “I remember when” at the top of the page, set your timer for 8 minutes and write whatever comes. If you get stuck, write “I…

January 2, 2017
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Day 59: treasures

Day 59: treasures. What creative treasures are waiting for you to be brave? Ones that would take work and faith and focus? Ones that you push away because you’re not sure you can do it? Write for 8 minutes. No one is going to…

December 30, 2016