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Do I Have a Story?

Do I Have a Story?

Because I wrote my friend Christi's memoir (Bittersweet: Faith Lost and Found, and the DNA Test that Brought a Baby Back to Life), I get asked, "Cat, do I have a story to tell? Would anyone be...

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Read Aloud

Read Aloud

One of the best ways to improve your writing and find your voice is to read your writing aloud.* Feel it in your mouth and listen to your words. How does your writing take on a new attitude as you...

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Devour Your Genre

Devour Your Genre

Whether you tell your story in memoir form or in others such as poetry, biography, fictionalized history, stream of consciousness, blog, graphic novel, et. al., dive into that genre and read...

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The Voice Inside Your Head

The Voice Inside Your Head

Let's talk about voice. What is it, and can it be developed? Well, there's many thoughts on that. Let me start with what it is. Your author's voice is an expression of your personality. Your...

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