Memoir Writing

How to Write a Memoir – Part 5 – Finishing Touches

Jan 12th, 2017 | By
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by Susie Kinslow Adams Congratulations! You have finally moved from simply wanting to write your memoir to actually writing it. Do not miss the excitement of this moment. Take time to let it soak in. Very few people come this far. You are one step closer to publishing your story.

How to Write a Memoir – Part 4- Assembling Your Notes

Oct 20th, 2016 | By
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Previously, in Part 3 of this series on how to write a memoir, you were challenged to WRITE. In this session, Part 4,  we will discover what to do with all (or at least some) of those notes. Were you surprised to learn things about yourself and others as you

Memoir Writing – Step 3, Write!

Jul 15th, 2016 | By
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Write a Memoir In a previous post about memoir, we learned the difference between a memoir and an autobiography. In another post, we covered some basics in writing a memoir and considered who we were writing for and what event or period of time would be covered in the

3 Top Things I Learned While Writing My Memoir by Dorit Sasson

Jun 30th, 2016 | By

Where-to-find.cwk-WP While I was writing the final draft of my memoir, Accidental Soldier: What My Service in the Israel Defense Forces Taught Me about Faith, Courage and Love, I was consumed by my writing. There was a sense of urgency each time I got an email from my editor

Basic Factors to Consider When Writing a Memoir

May 11th, 2016 | By
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Before putting pen to paper, it is very important to identify your goal for writing your memoir. Without a definite direction, your piece will ramble on and on with no purpose. We will explore some possibilities and discover why this is such an important step. Keep in mind, your memoir

Is It Memoir or Autobiography?

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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Writing a memoir can be both fun and challenging. Memoirs serve to cleanse our souls as we begin to spill our hearts onto a blank sheet of paper. A well-written memoir will draw the reader into your personal story and hold their attention to the end. But, what is a

5 Top Ways to Write AND Finish Your Memoir

Sep 3rd, 2015 | By
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by Dorit Sasson There are four more months left of 2015! Is one of your goals to write AND finish a memoir? Wait… don’t laugh out loud. This is doable. There’s NO reason whatsoever why writing a memoir should take years to finish. With a little bit of planning, you

Advice for Aspiring Memoirists by Dorit Sasson

Mar 12th, 2015 | By

It’s been another beautiful and productive morning at the nearby coffee shop. I feel so blessed to make daily progress with my memoir, Accidental Soldier: What My Service in the Israel Defense Forces Taught Me about Faith, Courage and Love. But there was a time when I was just

The Importance of Honesty in Memoir Writing by Irene S. Roth

May 19th, 2014 | By

Did you always want to write your memoir but always wondered how much to disclose in it? Do you wonder how much to leave out? Most of us struggle with these questions at first when we start writing our memoir. It can be hard to come to terms with all

Memoir Writing as a Vehicle towards Catharsis by Irene S. Roth

Apr 28th, 2014 | By

Did you always want to write your memoir and just didn’t know why you should do so? Do you wonder why anyone would care about your life story? Do you feel paralyzed about the thought of writing your memoir? If you answered these questions in the affirmative, believe me you’re

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