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As I was sharing with a colleague how I work with aspiring writers, she mentioned that if she wrote her story, no one would believe it.
Do you feel that way about your life story? If you begin reading memoirs you will discover amazing, sad, recounts of many life experiences, some more surprising than yours.
If you’ve been hesitating to write your memoir, here are some starters, motivators and reality checks.
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The National Association of Memoir Writers declares this The Year of the Memoir. Get loads of
help, tips and more at their website.
Much of my publishing life was consumed by the memoirs of movie stars—or by attempts to get them to write a memoir. These days I wonder why.
To write a memoir, consider the audience, focus on a specific point in life, maintain a consistent tone throughout the story and get feedback from peers after each chapter. Get more tips from the following video.