November is a month of many things, including National Life Writing Month! To get you started, here are some tips my husband, Steve Peha, and I pulled together a few years ago: Write for Your Life! Granted, these are geared toward middle and high schoolers--the project was part of the Newspapers in Education initiative from the Seattle Times and P-I), but the tips are useful for anyone. At the very least, you can share them with the young adults in your life!

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