We either think our lives are so special that everyone should be
interested in what’s happened to us, or so ordinary that we can’t
imagine anyone would care. The truth lies somewhere in between:
yes, we are all special, and no, people will not
care—unless we write with them in mind.
Joanne Fedler, a beloved writing teacher and mentor, has
written Your Story to help all people, even those who
don’t necessarily identify as... more...