“If you tell me, it’s an essay. If you show me, it’s a story.”
Today’s Literary Birthday
American mystery novelist Richard North Patterson was born this day in 1947. He is a lawyer and the law figures in many of his books. Patterson won an Edgar Award for the Best First Novel for The Lasko Tangent. He has followed it with 11 best sellers including No Safe Place, Eyes of a Child and Dark Lady.
Today’s Memoir/Family History Memory Trigger
Each day we offer a question or action to help you trigger your memories of things which will make your memoir or family history richer, more detailed and more interesting. Reflect on the prompt and see what ideas it triggers. Here’s today’s:
What do you miss about being a child?