Memoir, Part 2: Light and Shade

CNF Academy, Week 34

Very early in my writing career I entered a contest. The judging panel left short notes on every entry and mine read: A beautiful piece of writing, with lots of really lovely detail, but there isn’t much light and shade--the emotional tone doesn’t really vary much.  

It was one of the most helpful tiny pieces of feedback I’ve ever received and it transfo…

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