Linda Kruschke on life and death, faith and fearlessness, music and poetry
They triumphed over him
by the blood of the Lamb
and by the word of their testimony;
they did not love their lives so much
as to shrink from death.
Revelation 12:11 (NIV).
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Do you want to hear my story Parts are gory I think you don’t Listen you won’t I feel compelled to write it all Each trip and fall Won’t you please read Hear my heart bleed I write to bring … Continue reading
Thirty words seem easy compared to thirty thousand or more needed for a memoir With only thirty you can just delete all the ones you really don’t want to share
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It occurred to me the other day that I’m on a roller coaster ride The Cyclone on Coney Island perhaps or Goliath at Six Flags I chug up the hill on encouragements Your story needs to be told You are … Continue reading
This morning at the Oregon Christian Writers conference, Sarah Thebarge (author of The Invisible Girls) challenged her memoir writing class to tell our stories as a poem. As a greater challenge she suggested a Haiku. Here’s what I wrote. Innocence … Continue reading
So you want to know how to write a memoir. Well here’s what I know. Step one: Ask yourself if you’re nuts. If yes, proceed to step two. Step two: Attend a writing conference for inspiration. Step three: Go home … Continue reading