I decided I should move on to day 6 of the Armchair Genealogist‘s writing challenge. While my map of Key West still is wanting for details, that will take time working with my Dad and they are home in Idaho now. Day 6 is about the story arc with Shar DeBarolo Carmack as the guest author. Lots of good info and some interesting stories were linked in today’s lesson. Here the two I read today:
- “ Aunt” by Rebecca McClanahan, author of The Tribal Knot: A Memoir of Family, Community, and a Century of Change
Robb Grinstaff’s “ Narrative arc: What the heck is it?”
It is good for me to read more family stories. Most of my reading in the past has been fiction or academic type books not family narratives. I’m hoping I’ll be inspired as to the type of voice my Dad’s Navy experience should have. Yet another day of this challenge that reminds me how little I really know about what I’m trying to do.