Author Archives: Theo Nestor

Enrollment Open: Memoir Essentials Webinar with Theo Pauline Nestor

“What happened to the writer is not what matters; what matters is the large sense that the writer is able to make of what happened. For that, the power of a writing imagination is required. As V.S. Pritchett once said … Continue reading

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Getting Past “Write Every Day” Writing Advice

When I was in my 20s and 30s and wanting to be a writer (and yet not quite, um, writing), the only type of writing advice that seemed to come my way was some version of Hemingway’s credo “You must … Continue reading

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Kaela Garvin’s 26-Minute Memoir

  Hi Readers, In 2009 I started a blog called 26-Minute Memoir and started publishing 26-Minute Memoirs–stories that describe the essence of your life written in 26 minutes–from students, friends, Facebook and blog followers. In my book Writing Is My … Continue reading

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Sign Up for the Writing Is My Drink Webinar!

Enrollment for this class is now closed. I will be offering another section of this class sometime in the winter of 2014/15. For the latest news on classes, subscribe to Writing Is My Drink. This July I’m teaching a webinar … Continue reading

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Try This: Create a Timeline of Your Creative History

Hi Readers, At the end of each chapter of Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too), I included “Try This” activities designed to help lead you into your … Continue reading

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Free Coaching Session for the Next 3 Doe Bay Retreat Signups!

Just about a month until my writers’ retreat at Doe Bay on Orcas Island, and I’m giving away one-hour writing coaching sessions to the next three signups! (I’ll announce it here on this post when the three signups are gone). … Continue reading

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Anna Marandi’s 26-Minute Memoir

Hi Readers,  Here’s the latest in the 26-Minute Memoir series. This one is from Anna Marandi who found Writing Is My Drink in the Brooklyn Library. Thank you, Brooklyn. Thank you, libraries.   26-Minute Memoir By Anna Marandi   Growing … Continue reading

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Margaret Blaha’s 26-Minute Memoir

Hi Readers, In 2009 I started a blog called 26-Minute Memoir and started publishing 26-Minute Memoirs–stories that describe the essence of your life written in 26 minutes–from students, friends, Facebook and blog followers. In my book Writing Is My Drink: … Continue reading

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Renee Aubuchon’s 26-Minute Memoir

Hi Readers, In 2009 I started a blog called 26-Minute Memoir and started publishing 26-Minute Memoirs–stories that describe the essence of your life written in 26 minutes–from students, friends, Facebook and blog followers. In my book Writing Is My Drink: … Continue reading

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Heidi Sloss’ 26-Minute Memoir

Hi Readers, In 2009 I started a blog called 26-Minute Memoir and started publishing 26-Minute Memoirs–stories that describe the essence of your life written in 26 minutes–from students, friends, Facebook and blog followers. In my book Writing Is My Drink: … Continue reading

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