I love memoir and I loved being at Sensoria last night to see Judy Goldman receive the Irene Blair Honeycutt Achievement Award. Here they both are--my first two writing teachers: Irene and Judy. Each time I hear Judy read, I take away a new pearl: "Forgiveness happens in stages, than it comes back, and then it disappears. We just keep working on it. Trying to forgive is part of the story (her new memoir Together) ... I work it almost like a puzzle. Forgiveness comes in pieces." ... See MoreSee Less
So grateful to be a part of Season 2 authors and to have My Father's Daughter on this shelf of Charlotte Readers Podcast. charlottereaderspodcast.com Thank you Landis Wade!With Season 2 coming wrapping up next week, we're very thankful for our Season 2 authors.
We have another shelf of books to be grateful for, too.
Head out to our sponsor Park Road Books and get your copies. ... See MoreSee Less
It was (and always is) inspiring to hear Judy Goldman read from her book Together, A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap today at the Mint Museum on Randolph Rd., where we also celebrated Charlotte Lit's 3rd Birthday (Charlotte Center for Literary Arts)! Congratulations Judy and Charlotte Lit!!! 🎉🎉🎉 ... See MoreSee Less
I'm looking forward to teaching “Traveling Home, Again: Memoir’s Enlightening Path” at Charlotte Lit on Thursday, February 21st, from 6 to 9 p.m. There are still a few seats left. Check out the blog I wrote and Register there: Staying in the Flow: Advice for Memoir Writers and Others p.m.https://www.charlottelit.org/blog/syverson-staying-in-the-flow/ ... See MoreSee Less