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26 June 2012 @ 08:59 pm
Revised Memoir Posts  
There are so many things I'm still going to add in the published version (hey I can't tell you everything or why would you want to buy it?) but here it is so far. Revisions are going fairly well so I will add to this in the next few days.

From my tweeted links:

1st in a series of excerpts from my memoir-in-progress: http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/living-in-the-material-world/ How I came into contact with Hare Krishnas as an Iowa teen.

Second memoir link: Summer of Transcendental Love 1975 in Hare Krishna temples, age 16 http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/summer-of-transcendental-love/

3rd memoir post: Watch out! Mama's got a gun... http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/all-things-must-pass/ Revising some of my public memoir excerpts in advance of publication.

4th memoir post: my geat escape http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/over-the-rainbow/ life in the Chicago (Evanston) temple spring '76

5th memoir post--Magic Man A mysterious stranger joins the temple http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/magic-man/

6th memoir post: http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/i-never-loved-a-man/ Like a horror movie monster, Mom just won't go away & I can't escape.

7th memoir post: Shit gets real! Near death, death, serious illness, it just won't let up. http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/birth-death-old-age-and-disease/ "miseries of material life"

8th memoir post Road trip with my alcoholic father-in-law, good times! Obviously I survived. http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/our-unexpected-journey/ Hmm, is that baby powder?

9th memoir post motherfucking pregnant in an unheated laundry room http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/pregnant-and-homeless-in-winter/ Seriously, no bad language in post but wtf?

10th memoir excerpt: Will I find a home before I give birth? http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/homebirth-in-search-of-a-home/ A warm manger looks good next to room w/ cement floor!

11th memoir post: Families, can't live with 'em, can't get away from 'em, not really. http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/im-going-to-call-him-george/

12th memoir post: Absent dad wants to see me. http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/cats-in-the-cradle/ Suddenly I'm worth knowing? Could it be the new grandchild?

Memoir post 13--Family skeletons burst out of the closet. Can we put them back? http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/smiling-faces/

14th memoir post: Enter the Dragon: the role of martial arts in our marriage http://tapati.wordpress.com/2012/06/26/enter-the-dragon/

Tagged for just the memoir posts: http://tapati.wordpress.com/category/memoir-2/ in order from bottom of page up.

If you happen to be on twitter, I would appreciate a RT of any of these links. You can find me @tapati THANKS!

Marketing doesn't come easy to me. All my life I was told that it's rude to brag and so on. But without a PR firm behind me I have to just go for it and create buzz so that people will know about this before it is out.