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Back Story Does Not Go in the Front

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, … Continue reading

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Essay and Memoir: write about what changed you

Essay and Memoir Change Is It About You? What if Mom Reads It? The Hot Heart and the Cold Eye The word “essay” may remind you of what Mrs. Bernardicou with the baggy arms made you write back in high … Continue reading

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