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June 2019 NAMW Virtual Book Club- FREE to All

June 2019 NAMW Virtual Book Club- FREE to All

Expert: Paula WagnerBook: Newcomers in an Ancient Land— Adventure, Love and Seeking Myself in 1960’s IsraelDate: June 13, 2019Time: 4 PM PDT | 5 PM MDT | 6 PM CDT | 7 PM EDT NAMW is pleased to introduce Paula Wagner for the June Virtual Book Club...
Why the MAGIC of MEMOIR is a MUST READ!

Why the MAGIC of MEMOIR is a MUST READ!

The Magic of Memoir is a memoirist’s companion for when the going gets tough. Paula Wagner is one of 40 contributors in this book published on November 2016. Writing about the process of writing has always baffled me, so it was both an honor and a challenge to come up...
THE BOOK, THE BOOK, THE GODDAMNED BOOK

THE BOOK, THE BOOK, THE GODDAMNED BOOK

(a guest blog by Irene Sardanis) Have you’ve ever taken a well-deserved vacation only to receive an email from your editor saying your manuscript has, well, run off the rails? That news initially knocked the wind out of my good friend and fellow memoirist Irene. But...
Longing to Belong – Newcomers in an Ancient Land

Longing to Belong – Newcomers in an Ancient Land

EXCERPT: This journey begged the question once again: where did I belong? Where was home? Perhaps I wasn’t charting my own course after all. Maybe I was simply following in my mother’s footsteps by leaving her, just as she had left her own mother to come to America....
MUSINGS on the LUNAR NEW YEAR!

MUSINGS on the LUNAR NEW YEAR!

Greetings for the the Lunar New Year – also known as Chinese New Year, the Tet Festival (in Viet Nam) and the Spring Festival!  Celebrations well under way throughout China, Southeast Asia and the of course, the San Francisco Bay Area where I live. This...