New Year’s Eve Memories

Raoul was my dentist, but also instantly become my friend at my first appointment when he said, "I love your writing." As a local columnist known to be a feminist activist, it was not something I heard a lot from men in Charleston, South Carolina in the late 90s. What a surprise to find a … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Memories

Hello

Thanks for visiting. I've recently returned to focusing on writing and teaching and sharing publicly again. I've also included a few old favorites here. Please sign up for email about writing workshops, and please say hello on your favorite social media - @tdeanadams.    If you're looking for my public relations, communications and agent work, … Continue reading Hello

Clues, Advice and Thanks

This year as I celebrate 20 years of teaching Write Your Life as a Woman, I’m sharing some older articles and columns inspired by the class. “Clues, Advice and Thanks” originally appeared in skirt magazine in 1997, the first year I led a memoir writing class, which led me to create Write Your Life as a Woman.  Clues, … Continue reading Clues, Advice and Thanks

Write Your Life – class contract

To set the structure for the class, I created this contract. Most items apply well to life also! Write Your Life with T. Dean Adams Class Contract © I, _____________________________________________, on this ______ day of _____________, 20__, do bravely enter into this agreement, with myself, to treat myself to the soul-filling creative experience of a … Continue reading Write Your Life – class contract