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HOW TO WRITE A MEMOIR
Memoirs: No One Wants to Read Your Diary
Jennifer S. Wilkov
Book & Business Consultant, Your Book Is Your Hook!
We all have a story to tell. Our lives are our stories. That's why the memoir category exists--because we love to read biographies and memoirs of those names we know and the people we want to learn more about.
10 Tips For Finding The Theme Of Your Memoir
Abigail Carter, author or The Alchemy of Loss and Remember the...
Imagine the line you draw as a river and the turns in the river occur whenever one of the scenes changes the narrator in some way (i.e. narrator gets married, has an epiphany, suffers a loss). When you're done, notice if there are any scenes missing.
Your Life Is A Book
Writer, Coach, Humorist, and Change Consultant
I am beginning to realize that memoir doesn't mean a boring detailing of my life starting at birth. Memoir means telling the truth; memoir means sharing a part of your journey that changed you.
The First 3 Steps To Writing Your Life Story
Should You Write a Memoir or a Novel? 4 Key Questions
Author, "Folly Cove," "Chance Harbor, "Haven Lake," "Beach Plu...
Memoirs and novels both require skilled story telling. So how do you decide which form fits your story best? Consider these four key questions.
Writing a Memoir: Balancing Craft and Vulnerability on Your Journey to "The End"
Linda Joy Myers, Ph. D.
Author, writing coach, therapist
I've often said jokingly to my students, "Writing a memoir is like taking your clothes off in public." True, but it doesn't go far enough. It's like taking your clothes off and reading your journal in public.
10 Secrets Of Successful Memoir Writers
Science Journalist, Author, Advocate
Unfortunately, many would-be memoirists stumble on the same writing hurdles: if only it wasn't so tough to begin, figure out a plot line, recreate conversations you had five months or five years ago, and keep it all interesting until arriving at "the end."
The First Lady's Guide to Writing a Bestselling Memoir
Margo Hammond and Ellen Heltzel
Having stood by her good mate's side as he walked two bestsellers to the altar, Mrs. Obama is hip to the power of the pen, both in economic and political terms.
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