Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Scene from my Childhood

Often I ask my clients to write down some of their first memories.  Here is one of mine, as told to the audience at Nettie Reynolds Presents ‘These are the things we forgot to mention.‘ @ the North Door, Austin, TX on Feb 23rd 2016. In 1977, the number one selling x-mas present for girls was Malibu Barbie. … Read more »

Helping Craft the Story

I read a lot of memoirs.  It’s a habit formed from my teenage years wanting to read everything I could about my obsessions- Adam Ant, The Stray Cats, The Smiths, The Pretenders and Siouxsie and the Banshees. I wanted all of my crushes to write down their life story then I could devour it and… Read more »

Why Our Stories Should be Told.

“When a story is told it is not forgotten, but becomes something else, a memory of who we were, the hope of what we can become.” – from the movie “Sarah’s Key” My whole life, I have listened to people tell me stories.  To me, there is nothing stranger or more compelling than the truth of someone’s… Read more »