Memoir: Your Story, My Story, Our Stories

Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

By: Marilyn L. Davis

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ― Brené Brown

Memoir: Your Story, My Story, Our Story Two Drops of Ink

I’ve created a truth for myself over the years. There is nothing new under the sun; the experience wore my face one time, and yours another. In other words, there is someone somewhere who shares the experience and the way out. How might this approach prove invitational to someone struggling with an issue in their lives? By letting them know that others have overcome significant obstacles, made changes and now live better lives.

The memoir tells the story of the…

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3 Comments

  1. Marilyn L. Davis

    Hi, Lynette, thank you as always for re-blogging one of my memoir pieces. I am such a fan of the genre and your site provides a wealth of information for those wanting to write their memoir – and not just because you included mine. She smiles.

    1. You are so welcome Marilyn! Found this one on yesterday as I was going through some old emails.

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