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We often see people who are not comfortable swimming flail about in the water, their heads reaching up high, desperately, to catch a breath of air. This awkward gesture soon tires them. Try as they might there is not enough air for them as they constrict…
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My Uncles Rescue My Grandparents

My uncles came into the parsonage, made their announcement of the decision to remove my grandparents which was a fait accompli that they were not willing to discuss, packed my grandparents up and drove away with them. My parents were in shock.
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Tell us who you are and how you help authors. I help writers to write memoir with more focus, joy and skills. Many writers start their project with enthusiasm and then get bogged down in the problems inherent in any long writing project. They become…
I help writers to write memoir with more focus, joy and skills. Many people start their project with enthusiasm and then get bogged down in the problems.
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Book time In the last weeks, a number of people have contacted me with news about the status of their memoirs. It seems that their projects are coming to a completion. A book by a Liberian man who came to the United States, essentially as a slave, will be…
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We writers are artists. Most of us cultivate inspiration and are happy when we are under its influence. However, there is no one reading this who is unaware that writing can be pick and shovel work and it can be hard going sometimes—there are days when we…
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When you write as an open-ended task without setting a memoir writing deadline, you are likely to procrastinate and extend the project. What happens when you do not set an end date is, next year or the year after that, you are still writing, revising, and…
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How to write feelings into your memoir is a rather important topic. Recently on the Forum, David wrote about not accessing the feeling side of his memories, of writing a memoir that, if I am understanding him right, was all details and facts. Below is my…
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The Memoir Cafe is a forum in which members of My Memoir Education, the free basic membership in The Memoir Network, post questions and receive replies. One discussion that I want to bring to your attention is about “telling the truth that hurts” in a…
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This is an excerpt from the as-yet-unnamed memoir of Martha Blowen, my lifemate and business partner who died in 2008 of metastatic intraductal breast cancer. The previous post covered Martha's premature birth and her family's recent move to Worcester,…
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The Memoir Authority provides a personal contact  with a master writer and with peers. This personal relationship will accelerate your writing process and hasten the day you hold in hand the hard copy of the memoir you dream of writing and publishing.
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When you are both a story teller and a story keeper, in thirty-one years of co-habiting with someone who is very verbal, you get to learn many of her stories. A number of them you have heard not only because they are told directly to you as you went about…
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Writing a memoir is not easy work—rewarding, fulfilling, satisfying but not easy. We’re pleased you have landed on our page. We are the memoir writing people and we can help you make your idea of a memoir—someday—into a book—sooner than you may think now. We've helped thousands of people just like you to write interesting and meaningful memoirs and we can help you, too.