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August Community Highlights

August Community Highlights

Becky McGregor wins FAPA Award Congratulations to Writing Your Life author Becky McGregor! Becky’s memoir, A Dream Called Kristy: My Story of Loss, Healing, and Dreams Fulfilled (November 2018) won a silver medal on Saturday, August 3, at the Florida Authors and Publishers Association’s 2019 President's Book Awards. Well done, Becky! Praise for The Homefront Kid Janice Presby thought so highly…

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May Enrichment Academy Classes

May Enrichment Academy Classes

May Enrichment Academy Classes May classes at The Enrichment Academy at The Villages wrapped up recently, and I had an excellent time teaching Write Your Life Story to a group of enthusiastic writers. Our class learned about many foundational aspects of writing well, such as elements of setting, characterization, using timelines, and story mapping. We rounded out our four weeks…

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Guided to Greatness

Guided to Greatness

Coaches develop, improve, and promote changes in a person’s skill set and help them identify goals. A coach is also a great source of accountability. You’ll never see this on the sidelines of the NFL, but coaches are excellent cheerleaders, motivating and challenging their students to keep going even if it’s difficult. My memoir writing project hit the typical snags…

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