"I don't think you can be a writer unless you feel things not just for the moment but they live in you."
- Eric Bledsoe
Writers have an opportunity to mine for stories when considering five topics of memories.
l. An Amazement 2. An Achievement 3. An Amusement 4. An Absurdity 5. An Amiable friend
Begin with a child's eyes and respond from 10 years and under.
Then, move into adolescence.
What memories come to mind from years 20-30?
Delve into the 30-40 era.
From 40-50 will provide additional insights
If you respond from 50 and above, notice how your wisdom reigns.
Write one line responses at first. Then you can go back to detail the decades.