Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 3: Injuries

Kids! Day 3: injuries. Write about a time you got hurt. One time I jumped into the pool backwards too close to the side and knocked my chin on the deck. One time I went down a homemade rope zip line with a stick…

March 14, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 91: Waiting

Day 91: Waiting. Write about waiting. Waiting for something big. Waiting for something small. Waiting when you don’t have time. Waiting when you do. Waiting. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir Saturday night was the second memoir gathering and I laughed hard and felt both happy and…

March 13, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 90: A Street You Love

Day 90: A Street You Love. Where you played night games. Sold lemonade. Learned to ride your bike. Got in a fight with your sister and then she ran over your leg with her car. 8 minutes. Write fast. Whatever comes. Also come tomorrow…

March 10, 2017
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 2: Your world

Kids! Day 2: Your world. If you could draw a world and then it became real, what would the world look like? Castles, dragons and swords? Oceans full of root beer, sugar cookie boats and a sun made of lemon heads? Or maybe it…

March 9, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 89: Still and Empty

Day 89: Still and Empty. Ever felt this? 8 minutes. And let me know if you think you’d like to come to the memoir reading night at my house Saturday night at 7:30. Only rule is you have to have written at least one…

March 8, 2017
Kids! 8-Minute Memoir

Kids! Day 1: going to the dentist

Kids! Day 1: going to the dentist. Write about going to the dentist. Do you love it? Not love it? What does your dentist look like? What’s the best thing that’s ever happened to you at the dentist? The worst (one time I threw…

March 7, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 88: Hotel Rooms

Day 88: Hotel Rooms. 8 minutes. #8minutememoir A post shared by Ann Dee Ellis (@anndeecandy) on Mar 6, 2017 at 6:31am PST…

March 6, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 87: Readathon

Day 87: Readathon. Did you do them? Bring your sleeping bag? Cheetos and Reeses? Did you actually read or just eat and whisper with your friends? If you don’t want to write about that, write about books you’ve read in one sitting, books you…

March 3, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 86: Study Abroad

Day 86: Study Abroad. I saw this at BYU yesterday and my heart turned to putty. If you could go on study abroad right now, where would you go? Also regrets about what you did or didn’t do in college. Or any other time.…

March 1, 2017
8-Minute Memoir

Day 85: A hobby you no longer do

Day 85: A hobby you no longer do. Maybe you don’t have time. Maybe you don’t live close to places where you can do it. Maybe you lost interest. Maybe you don’t have the money. Maybe you don’t have the confidence. Maybe you want…

February 27, 2017