Tag Archives: Memoir

Third Draft of My Memoir is Done!!
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It’s been a long, strange spring. First I developed a bizarre thumb infection that rendered my right hand virtually useless. I was forced to take more antibiotics than I care to think about and soaked my bloated digit six times … Continue reading

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Flyer for Autism Awareness Event at the UC Davis MIND Institute
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Autism Awareness Event at the UC Davis MIND Institute
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This week I am busy stressing out over the upcoming autism awareness event at the UC Davis MIND Institute.  I will be a featured reader at this wonderful event which is sponsored by the Sacramento Poetry Center.  I’ll be reading both poetry … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, March Update
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As I described back in April 2014 (you can read the post here), I celebrated my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I called it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Detour
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Back in November 2014, I launched my second push to complete the third draft of my memoir. My goal was to edit the first 100 pages and rewrite the second 100 pages. By the end of the year I planned … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar for a Special Autism Awareness Event
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I am proud to announce that I will be a featured reader at the Sixth Annual Benefit for Autism Research sponsored by the Sacramento Poetry Center.  The event will take place on April 13, 2015, at the U.C. Davis MIND … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–January/February Update
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As I described back in April 2014 (you can read the post here), I’m celebrating my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds Overhead
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I just finished reading Claire Bidwell Smith’s memoir, The Rules of Inheritance. I read it straight through in two days—a feat which rarely happens anymore in my hectic life. This is even more incredible because the book was not a … Continue reading

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Be An Artist, Right Now!
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have Korean novelist Young-ha Kim. Kim weaves tales that speak  to the thrills and challenges of young Koreans in our increasingly globalized and ever-changing world. Young-ha Kim wishes that his eighth grade … Continue reading

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Facing a Blank Page
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It’s Day 3 of The Blank Canvas Blog Hop! Sign up for my newsletter (in the form on the right) and leave a comment below. One lucky individual will receive a signed copy of an anthology, winner’s choice, containing my award-winning … Continue reading

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