Writing my #memoir #thingsnobodyknowsbutme helped me to understand my mother’s medical condition. As a migrant from a Non-English Speaking Background she wasn’t even sure of the name of her medical condition and had been diagnosed as schizophrenic, yet she was a #bipolar sufferer. Knowing the label gave my family clarity and we were able to work with medical professionals to support her. Find out 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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