When you are parented by #bipolar sufferer you grow up early. I always felt out of step with my peers who had adults to protect them and give them a childhood. I had grown up being my mother’s defecto carer and always are of consequences because I was subjected to them early on. Writing my #memoir #thingsnobodyknowsbutme helped me to understand my mother’s medical condition. More about my memoir.
#memoirwriting is about telling a personal story in order to find the universal truth that can help others. If you’re in Melbourne’s West I’m running a memoir writing workshop at Caroline Springs Library, book here. Or join my mailing list to find information about other courses and mentorship opportunities.
Amra Pajalić is an award-winning author, an editor and teacher who draws on her Bosnian cultural heritage to write own voices stories for young people, who like her, are searching to mediate their identity and take pride in their diverse culture. She writes memoir, young adult and romance under the pen name Mae Archer.
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