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October-November Community Highlights

October-November Community Highlights

Writing Your Life's Author Showcase We held our first-ever Author Showcase on Saturday, November 9, and featured eight Writing Your Life published authors; we missed you Becky McGregor. Festive decorations and yummy food welcomed the authors and their families and friends, longtime WYL class members, and people interested in writing their life stories. Our lively audience celebrated the featured authors'…

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September Community Highlights

September Community Highlights

Writing Your Life Author Updates Duayne Whitehurst and Sandy Mayton– Writing Your Life’s science-fiction authors finish manuscript I spent Monday, September 23, in a coaching session for entrepreneurs in Franklin, Tennessee, twenty minutes outside of Nashville. Mid-morning, I asked my tablemates, “Do you feel nervous being here? I feel like a small fish in a really big pond.” Leaders of…

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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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