Playing with time in the memoir: At what points will you stretch or shrink the clock? It's an important decision

Propp, Karen
March 2007
Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Mar2007, Vol. 120 Issue 3, p28
This article discusses the use of time and stretching or shrinking the clock when writing a personal memoir. The article discusses the use and benefits in stretching time, shrinking time, and the ability to compress hours of time to a single sentence. Also discussed ais what segments of your life to discuss and advices against telling your whole life story from birth to present day. INSET: Communicate the nuances.


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