2007 Special Addition: In Honor of Mothers
On these pages, I'll share with you a small collection of my published
columns and articles. Some you might remember from my syndicated column,
Domestic Affairs; others originally appeared in a variety of magazines
I will feature new articles here, and, we'll also be adding more of my
past Domestic Affairs columns. I hope you'll take the time to sign
up for email updates, which you
will receive anytime a story is added.
my stories, about myself and my children, will inspire you with a
few of your own.
An Eighteen-Year-Old Looks Back on Life
I had published articles in major magazines by 1972, this is the essay
that caught the nation's attention -- making me an unintended spokesman
for my generation and leading to the publication of my book, Looking
Back. I've decided to post a portion of the essay here, though
complete copies are available for readers and teachers.
I like to tell
stories. Mostly about myself, since I'm the person I know best. My audio
tapes, What Happened
Daughter Anymore, contain more personal, true life stories.
Lost and Sound, by Charlie Bethel Added
March 13, 2009
Added May 24, 2008
Added May 10, 2008
Like Me, But Younger Added
March 25, 2008
The Stories We Tell
Added November 27, 2006
Being a Parent
As I move away,
myself, from the stage of life I inhabited so long -- caring for young
children -- I thought I'd share with you some of the columns I used
to write, back in my days as a monthly contributor to Parenting Magazine,
as well as some newer pieces.
Lost Sword Added
March 13, 2009
Pie Added March 24, 2009
Special 2007 Addition:
HONOR OF MOTHERS
new stories, plus submissions from readers subscribed to the Joyce Maynard
Website Updates & Writing Workshop News Mailing List
A lot of you have
been telling me in your e-mails that you are writers yourselves. I don't
set myself up as an authority here, but as a person who's been sitting
herself down at the typewriter nearly every morning for 25 years, I
do have a thing or two to say about the process of writing, and particularly
A Storytelling Life Added January 15, 2008
Around the World
As a journalist,
I travel a lot, often in search of stories that I think are important
to share with the rest of the world. I've written about the tragedy
of war, the heartbreak of children left without their parents to watch
over them, and of the beauty of places I particularly love.
In Day Out
For more childraising
stories, you might want to order my collection of reprints. Click above
for samples, in both text and audio.
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