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This post contains more useful information on how you can edit your own work before sending it to a professional editor. There is much you can do more effectively to save on fees.
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On this blog, I have frequently offered excerpts of my mother’s memoir, We Were Not Spoiled. It has  been such a satisfaction for me to have written her story and to have been able to hand her a copy. One day, after I had presented her with the hard copy…
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“What do you think of my website?” It’s one of the questions I hear the most from authors, whether they write memoirs or mysteries. I wish that my answer each and every time was, “It’s fantastic!”… but it isn’t. And more often than not, the problem is…
3 Tips for Better Author Blogs for authors, whether they write memoirs or mysteries.
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A guest post Three Stages of Writing a Memoir: Own Your Truth; Find Your Voice; Tell Your Story In December 2011, I decided to take a trip to my home country, Azerbaijan. I had a property to sell and family to visit there. More importantly, I was on a…
Three Stages of Writing a Memoir: Own Your Truth; Find Your Voice; Tell Your Story. In Dec. 2011, I decided to take a trip to my home country, Azerbaijan.
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Too many manuscripts come to an editor at a stage that reflects the I'm-ready-to-have-this-writing-over-with-finally stance of tired writers. Writing can be a long and tedious task after the initial rush of creativity and enthusiasm.
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Why would I go away to a writer’s retreat to write when I can write at home, at my very own desk, with my cat and my favorite coffee mug? 1. To be free of distractions A. I won’t be tempted to put up a load of laundry B. Are we out of milk? C. […]
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Your memoir has a niche audience. Writers ask me all the time: “Who will want to read my memoir?” Recently someone said, ”My memoir is probably of no interest to you or anyone else. There is no audience for my memoir!" Wondering about the available…
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A common lament, I hear from writers goes like this, “I wanted a book, and I got off to a good start writing a memoir. I've always wanted to write a book, but then I just stopped. I don’t know why.” What I have sometimes found is that people approach…
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Writers ask me what they can do the most easily to write better memoir. The following are my recommendations to boost the quality of your memoir. 1. First, make a Memory List. A Memory List is a list of every important event, influence, and relationship…
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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.