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One Woman’s Memoir Writing Journey

By Di Castle November 18, 2022

In the pandemic, with days on end of isolation and worry, writing was found to be cathartic. Some of you may have used the time wisely and now you are able to look back and see that it was a very constructive time.

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Writing Your Memoir and Why It Matters

By Elise Krentzel November 11, 2022

Have you ever thought about journaling or writing down the most intimate events of your life? Events that caused a cathartic shift in your perception and thought process, or ones that scared the living daylights out of you or left an indelible mark?

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Writing a Mini-Memoir: Sharing Your Abundant Life with the Future Generation

By Becki Cohn-Vargas October 12, 2022

Do you want to write a memoir, but never find the time for such a big project? Or, are you not really used to writing? Do you grapple with the issue of not wanting to ruin any of your relationships, even after you are no longer alive?

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Writing Your Memoir Is Easier Than You Think

By Linda Wisniewski November 15, 2021

I’ve heard it many times in my classes: Your family and friends want you to write your memoir. They say you’ve had an interesting life, and you have such great stories to tell. They want it all in writing for their kids, your grandkids. But who has the time?

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How to Start Writing Your Memoir

By Jill Morris September 19, 2021

After you gather all necessary materials, following one of the previously discussed structures, it is time to start writing the short of your life story or memoir. Read through the notes you have been gathering, and ask yourself, “What aspect of my life…

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Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself

By Jill Morris February 14, 2021

There is a certain truth you must realize when writing a memoir: You are the central character in the story, therefore you must write about who you are. You cannot assume that the reader knows you, even if they are a close relative…

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4 Memoirs to Wrap Up for Others – or Yourself

By Pam Lamp November 19, 2020

This year has been a learning experience for all of us. During this season of thanking and giving and taking time to reflect on the wild ride of 2020, I bring you four of my favorite non-fiction books. All are memoirs revolving…

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How to Write A Memoir – From Free Writing to Manuscript

By Marlene Anne Bumgarner September 05, 2020

In this time of shelter-in-place, many of us have turned to gardening, baking, or writing to help us stay focused and grounded. I have done all of those things, but mostly I write. Writing is how I make meaning out of seemingly meaningless…

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How Writing a Short-Form Memoir Will Help to Clarify Your Truth with Loved Ones

By Howard Fishman July 16, 2020

Writing your memoir is a profound gift to yourself and to those with whom you’ve shared a walk down difficult paths. Read More

Tina Turner’s New Memoir: How Well Do You Know the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll? (Take Our Quiz!)

By Sixty and Me October 12, 2018

Tina Turner has led a remarkable life and her new memoir shares exactly what love’s “got to do with it”. Read More