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Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! 8 Minute Memoir

You can start on day one here. Or you can join us where we are now. Every Tuesday and Thursday I post a writing prompt for kids of all ages both here on my website and on my instagram account @anndeecandy. Sometimes the prompts are…

March 16, 2017
FAIRY 1 - 8 Minute Memoir
8-Minute Memoir

8 Minute Memoir

Read a description below or skip ahead and start on day one, or write where we are now. The 8 Minute Memoir project is for everyone. Not just “writers” but all people. It works like this: Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I post a…

September 11, 2016
Day 159: Feeling tired
8-Minute Memoir

Day 159: Feeling tired

Day 159: Feeling tired. Physically tired. Emotionally tired. World tired. Write about what you do when you’re tired. How it affects your day, your week, your month, your relationships, your habits and your outlook.Maybe write about a period of time in your life when…

August 18, 2017
Kids Day 48 Pets - Kids! Day 48: Pets
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 48: Pets

Kids! Day 48: Pets. This book, Children Make Terrible Pets, by Peter Brown is one of our favorite books. Today write about a pet. Your pet if you have one. Or a pet you’d like to have someday. Or perhaps a pet you know…

August 17, 2017
Day 158 Plain simple help
8-Minute Memoir

Day 158: Plain simple help

Day 158: Plain simple help. In the beautiful novel Plainsong by Kent Haruf, a woman, barely able to take care of herself, finds out two young boys have lost their mother to depression. In response she gives them a grocery list–their first time shopping…

August 16, 2017
Kids! Day 47 Back to School
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 47: Back to School

Kids! Day 47: Back to School. Write about going back to school. You can write about your first day. You can write about getting ready (clothes, school supplies, etc.). You can write about what you hope will happen this year. What you hope will…

August 15, 2017
Day 157 America
8-Minute Memoir

Day 157: America

Day 157: America. At this moment. At moments past. Write about racism. Presidents. Unrest. Peace. Where you live. Where you’ve lived. What it feels like to be you. What you imagine it would feel like to be others. So many others. The climate right…

August 14, 2017
Kids! Day 46 Birds
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 46: Birds

Kids! Day 46: Birds. In Annie and Snowball and the Cozy Nest, by Cynthia Ryland, illustrated by Sucie Stevenson, Annie and her friend Henry discover a bird nest on her front porch and there are eggs! Soon those eggs hatch and there are baby…

August 10, 2017
Day 155 Changing Relationships
8-Minute Memoir

Day 155: Changing Relationships

Day 155: Changing Relationships. This is my beautiful sister Katy and today is her birthday. I love her very much: she is kind, loyal, loves my kids and is the most organized person on the planet. When we were younger we didn’t get along…

August 9, 2017
Kids! Day 45 Driving in weather
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 45: Driving in weather

Kids! Day 45: Driving in weather. Have you ever driven through a rainstorm? What about a snowstorm? Hail? Sleet? What was it like? Were you scared? Did you roll down the windows and feel the rain? Maybe write about how the weather is magical.…

August 8, 2017
Day 154: Libraries
8-Minute Memoir

Day 154: Libraries

Day 154: Libraries. The library you go to today. The library from your childhood. The library in beautiful Creede, Colorado, made of logs. Your elementary school library. High school. College. Library on wheels. Library at your grandma’s house. Library you have in your front…

August 7, 2017