In 2009 I started a blog called 26-Minute Memoir and started publishing 26-Minute Memoirs–stories that describe the essence of your life written in 26 minutes–from students, friends, Facebook and blog followers. In my book Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too), I encourage readers to write their own 26-Minute Memoir and send them to me, and they have! Below you’ll find Dana Laquidara’s 26-Minute Memoir. Please feel free to write one of your own. You can find instructions and links to other 26-Minute Memoirs here: http://writingismydrink.com/26-minutes/.
Dana Laquidara’s 26-Minute Memoir
A MOTHER ERASED:
My story of parent alienation
It was a warm September day, but my body froze when I saw my mother’s bright red hair. She leaned out of her black Ford Mustang and waved at me. She…
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