Host Suzette Standring talks to Dr. Allan Hunter about memoir writing. He believes that writing down one’s experiences can be energizing, healing and can lead to genuine psychological growth.

Dr. Hunter has taught writing for over 20 years, and is the author of eight published books, five of which focus on writing. They are the Sanity Manual: The Therapeutic Uses of Writing; Life Passages: Writing Exercises for Self-Exploration, Stories We Need to Know: Reading Your Life Path in Literature; The Six Archetypes of Love: From Innocent to Magician; and Write Your Memoir: The Soul Work of Telling Your Life Story. Dr. Hunter is a full professor of English literature at Curry College and is a graduate of Oxford.

Suzette Martinez Standring is the producer and TV host of “It’s All Write with Suzette,” a how-to writing program for novice and seasoned columnists and writers. It covers various aspects of column writing and book authorship. Suzette Standring is the award winning author of "The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists." She is the past president of The National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC). Suzette is a syndicated columnist with GateHouse News Service. Visit her website, readsuzette.com

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