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Admit. Accept. Allow. Own. The language of confession flows not outward but inward. It is language that reveals confession’s impact on the self rather than on the listener.

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What’s the difference between personal narrative and memoir?

Personal narrative vs memoir This goes out to my writing students who scratch their head over my presumptuous ass throwing “personal narrative” and “memoir” around like they should automatically know the differences. In my understanding, personal narrative is using your life’s story to illume some larger issue: mental health, intersectional, feminism, racism, nature, border walls. […]

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