Category Archives: Memoir Writing

Step Out Of Your Story: A Review

    From the day we’re born, we become the star and spin-doctor of our own life story in progress with all the trappings of what makes a story readable and worth sharing — turning points, bright spots, plot twists, cliffhangers, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Character Arc?

Whether you are writing a memoir or examining your life, you can view yourself as the star of your own story. Kim Schneiderman offers us the opportunity to take a conscious approach to this exercise in her new book, Step … Continue reading

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The Key to Getting Published: How I Found a Small Publisher for My Memoir, Part I [memoir series #7]

Publishing a book today is all about options. And authors have their own stories of creative ways they found a publisher for their books. Here is mine. Continue reading

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You Do Not Write a Book Alone

To succeed as a writer in today’s shift-every-nanosecond market, it is best not to write a book alone. You need a writing tribe, a community, a team, a mentor. Continue reading

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How Falling in Love Helped Me Write My Book [memoir series 5]

As in life, falling in love with writing can be easy during the early stages, the heady flush of romance. Here, inspiration abounds and the words flow. But as in life, when you have to work at your craft, when the honeymoon period is over, writing a book may get harder. Continue reading

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How Your Mindset Can Support Your Writing Success

Your mindset is as important to writing your book as a great idea, a desire to write, talent and craft know-how. It can help or hinder your writing journey. Continue reading

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Discover the Key to Writing Your Life Story and Leave a Legacy

Are you ready to live the dream of sharing the story only you can tell? Continue reading

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How to Research A Novel or Memoir: A Soul Journey to Latvia

Plenty of authors have written successful novels without visiting the places they wrote to research the novel. But I traveled to Latvia, my key novel setting. Continue reading

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Ready to take memoir writing to the next level?

In the memoir series I have been writing for this blog, I promised to share what I learned to support you to write and finish your memoir. Now, I have an offering for memoir writers who want to take their … Continue reading

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Memoir series #3: How a Commitment to Writing My Memoir Led to a Miracle of Healing

When I said yes for real to writing my memoir, a miracle happened. And it happened at the most unlikely time. When after 12 years of CFS, I had gotten worse. Continue reading

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