About Margaret_M

Margaret McCaffrey is a Melbourne-based writer whose project looks at the effects of war on her father, who was a prisoner-of-war in Germany during World War II. His death in 1976 prompted her to explore his past and how this might have affected their father-daughter relationship. In 2011 Margaret was awarded a scholarship to the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, Provincetown, USA to study memoir writing.

Where do you write?


Where do you write?

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The Good Mentor


The Good Mentor

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Plumbline

May 4, 2017 […]

By |2019-03-17T00:38:19+00:00December 8th, 2017|Writing Memoir|1 Comment


The Good Mentor

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Making a Scene

 Nov […]

By |2019-03-16T00:39:01+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Writing Memoir|1 Comment


The Power of the Mic

By |2019-03-16T00:47:22+00:00October 29th, 2017|Writing Memoir|1 Comment


Where do you write?

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‘Jewels of San Fedele’ available on […]

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Finding your Writing Voice

By |2019-03-16T01:23:15+00:00June 28th, 2017|Writing Memoir|0 Comments

My memoir teacher once asked me why I didn’t write about myself. Put more of myself into the memoir. “You know,” she said. “Use the “I” word.” Who me? I thought. Put the ‘me’ in memoir? Is the Pope Catholic? Did Tom Ford turn Gucci around? I had been writing around the topic of my father, a World War II veteran, for a number of years...

By |2019-03-16T01:36:35+00:00May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized, Writing Memoir|0 Comments
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