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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
  • Day 184: Ghosts
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    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…

    October 16, 2017
  • Day 183: Play
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    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…

    October 13, 2017
  • Day 182: A moment
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    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…

    October 11, 2017
  • Day 181: Knowing someone
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    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.…

    October 9, 2017
  • Day 180: TV
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    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…

    October 6, 2017
  • Day 179: Age on the inside
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    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…

    October 4, 2017
  • Day 178: This Feeling
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    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
  • Day 177: On Spills
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    Day 177: On Spills

    Day 177: On Spills. Write about spills–such a strange word. Spills on your favorite sweater. Spills on your wedding dress. Spills right before you’re about to give a lecture. Spills on your bike. When…

    September 29, 2017
  • Day 176: Arts
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    Day 176: Arts

    Day 176: Arts. Agree? Disagree? Why? How? What does it mean to you? How do you see this in others? Do you sing badly? Write poems? Dance in the kitchen? Try writing about this…

    September 27, 2017