Showing the moments of normalcy brings the reader more fully into your life, and heightens the drama when traumatic events occur.
Your calendar will never be suddenly free of urgent distractions. To finish that book on the back burner, you must actively bring it forward.
When you’ve completed a draft but it’s falling a bit flat, it’s time for the Story Draft: creative work done technically.
Authoring a memoir, the gift of hindsight allows you to invest moments with deeper meaning than they may have had at the time.