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  1. Bolletje

    Review: Fern Brady - Strong Female Character 2023-09-20

    This is not meant to be an educational book: it’s a memoir. And what a memoir. Fern’s memoir is funny, sad, touching, thought-provoking and infuriating. I was a few chapters into her audiobook when I decided I needed to buy the physical copy of this book too, so I could give it to my loved...
  2. autism-and-autotune

    Is the notion of writing a memoir silly?

    Since my diagnosis, I've been indulging in memoirs of fellow individuals with Autism. The first couple books I read with my fiancee include Unmasking Autism by Devon Price (much recommended!) and But you Don't Look Autistic by Bianca Toeps. On the docket is one book by Temple Grandin (her...
  3. Valya81

    Origin story

    Started Sep 25 2021 There’s not a lot to say that hasn’t already been said. It feels that way most days. It feels like a big question mark in my chest. I’ve heard somewhere, “There are years that ask, and years that answer.” This year answers, but new question marks are planted, moved...
  4. Desertphile

    The business of writing, from a Level One Autistic point of view

    A year ago I wrote a memoir titled DESERTPHILE: A PERFECTLY SANE MISANTHROPE HIDES IN THE DESERT. I am still looking for a literary agent to represent that manuscript. Is there anyone here who has autism and has written a memoir? If so, how many I get a copy to read? Thank you.
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