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A Retreat Workshop: Self-Knowledge Through Writing Your Memoir

Prepared by

Eleanor Lincoln, CSJ
Women at the Well Ministry, St. Paul, Minnesota
© 2003

A retired professor of English from The College of St. Catherine,
Dr. Lincoln has given numerous workshops on memoir writing.
This online workshop is adapted for your personal use.

A 9 part retreat. Click on the link below to get started.

Part 1 Self-knowledge as the beginning of Wisdom
Part 2 The Gift of Memory and How It Functions
Part 3 The Wisdom of Memoir
Part 4 Re-membering
Part 5 Keep Writing!
Part 6 The Story Only You Can Tell: Childhood and Family Memoirs
Part 7 Memoirs of Place; Reflective Memoirs
Part 8 Shaping Your Memoir
Part 9 A Selective Bibliography

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