The ability to life story or memoir is a blessing to behold. There’s something immensely rewarding about being able to leave a legacy of stories behind, one that people can go back to as the years pass by. A memoir is like preserving a part of yourself in this world, an imprint that lives on […]
A memoir captures the essence of your life journey. While life is hardly ever smooth sailing, it can be a fulfilling adventure if you embrace every opportunity. Overcoming personal hurdles is one thing, but being able to leverage the experience to inspire others can make a more powerful impact than you’d expect. Though looking back […]
People are born storytellers, and there is in you a narrative that has the potential to leave a profound impression on others. For sure, you have unique experiences worth sharing. The tough part is how to condense so many years of your life into one memoir. It is quite a feat to sort through all […]
Whether you’re new to writing or you have several pieces under your belt, writer’s block will get to you at some point. You know what it’s like—you’re sitting in front of your laptop, staring at a blank document and watching the cursor blink expectantly at you. You wait a while for the gears to turn, […]
Writing a memoir can be a profoundly fulfilling experience for many people. It allows a writer to face their own truth and share it with others in meaningful ways. Sometimes, it can even be a form of catharsis that enables a person to take control of their past and heal from it. Writing a memoir […]
A memoir is an ideal way to learn how other people see the world and have navigated through life’s ups and downs. Everyone has a unique story to tell because we all experience life differently. We share a common humanity, and through our stories, we can show others how we celebrated our triumphs, survived challenges […]
A memoir is a magnificent way to forge your favourite stories in stone, and many people yearn to capture their best memories in a physical book for family members and future generations to enjoy. Time flies by so quickly and you have probably lived a life filled to the brim with fascinating stories and experiences, […]
Shortly before Christmas, I showcased some memoirs I’ve written for my clients at Bridgepoint Shopping Centre in Mosman. During the week I met some lovely people and learned so much about the lives of Mosman locals. It was an honour to have such wonderful conversations with people who have led amazing lives. Thank you Mosman.
A lovely article in North Shore Living Magazine about me winning the Allen and Unwin prize to help me fine-tune my biography of Emeritus Professor Michael Cousins AO, one of the world’s leading pain medicine researchers, clinicians, educators and advocates. The book is titled, Breaking the pain barrier: The story of Michael J. Cousins.
As we head towards the dawn of a new decade, it is timely to reflect on the previous one—the special moments, ups and downs, challenges, victories and learnings. I don’t know about you, but the first decade of the 21st century, and particularly its final year, seemed like a time of extremes to me. The […]