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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
8-Minute Memoir

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Day 185: Coupons. Write about coupons. If you use them, when you’ve used them, how you thought you could use them but they were expired. Write about happenings books and fundraisers and how you thought you were saving money but then you bought stuff…

October 20, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

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Day 185: When things don’t go the way you planned. This is a tomato I grew. This is a watermelon I grew. Write for 8 minutes. #8minutememoir…

October 18, 2017
Kids! Day 61: Your Halloween dreams!
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 61: Your Halloween dreams!

Kids! Day 61: Your Halloween dreams! What do you want to be for Halloween? If you could be in charge of costumes for your whole family, what would you choose? What if you could decide on a costume for your mail carrier? Your teacher?…

October 17, 2017
Day 184: Ghosts
8-Minute Memoir

Day 184: Ghosts

Day 184: Ghosts. The next few prompts will be in the spirit of the season. This one is about ghosts. Not spooky ghosts but potentials. Ghosts of yourself. Ghosts of those you know or knew. Ghosts of places you left. Ghosts of dreams. Ghosts…

October 16, 2017
Day 183: Play
8-Minute Memoir

Day 183: Play

Day 183: Play. The best part of memoir night is the laughing. So much laughing. I loved it and I’m so so grateful to everyone who came and read and brought food that I’m still eating. Today the writing prompt is on play. Letting…

October 13, 2017
Day 182: A moment
8-Minute Memoir

Day 182: A moment

Day 182: A moment. Write about a moment where everything changed for better or worse. Maybe it was something somebody said or didn’t say. Maybe it was the moment you heard someone close had died or left or broke. Maybe it was when you…

October 11, 2017
Day 181: Knowing someone
8-Minute Memoir

Day 181: Knowing someone

Day 181: Knowing someone. In the book I Am Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, a writing teacher tells her students to remember that they will never know what it's like to fully understand someone. On the flip, if that's true, we would all know…

October 9, 2017
Day 180: TV
8-Minute Memoir

Day 180: TV

Day 180: TV. On at the gym. On at the gas station. On at the restaurant. How much do you watch it? What do you watch? When you were growing up, was it on all the time? Background noise? Or never on? Did you…

October 6, 2017
Day 179: Age on the inside
8-Minute Memoir

Day 179: Age on the inside

Day 179: Age on the inside. Write about this. Inside vs. Outside. How you used to feel about age, how you feel now. Changes. Shifts. Epiphanies. Aches. Zits on your face at 39. Dancing in the streets at 82. Feeling tired at 16. 8…

October 4, 2017
Day 178: This Feeling
8-Minute Memoir

Day 178: This Feeling

Day 178: This Feeling. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Oct 2, 2017 at 7:10pm PDT…

October 2, 2017