Thinking of Writing Your Memoir?

Jane Friedman has a guest post up that shows you how to write your memoir using lists! I *love* list and this looks completely doable. In fact, I can see using this technique for writing other types of books such as nonfiction and novels. Just switch the memories for scenes and/or topics, etc.

Here is a snippet:

“So you’ve got this life, and it’s an interesting one. It’s taught you a few things, and you’d like to share them with the rest of us. You know it, we know it: you need to write a memoir. Except…the mere thought floods you with anxiety. You’ve got decades of memories; where would you even start? Lists to the rescue! This step-by-step process will guide you through organizing and writing your memoir with a series of fun, easy list. 1. Get Your Mind Right… Continue Reading


Awesome Bloggers: Jane Friedman

*This is part of the Write 31 Days writing challenge.

Awesome Bloggers: Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman is a veteran in the publishing industry and another must-read blogger for writers. She has a unique perspective and shares some wonderful insights into the craft of writing. She also brings on some wonderful guest bloggers and interviews that offer even more insights and helpful information. In addition, also offers a resource page for writers with a list of her favorite websites and tips for new writers.

The advice Friedman offers is catered to both traditional and self-publishing authors; therefore, even if you are self-publishing you will find plenty of great suggestions, tips, and how-tos applicable to your needs.

On top of that, if you are looking for more, she offers consulting, speaking, online classes, and her own books to personally help you with all aspects of the writing and publishing process.

Thus, Jane Friedman is an awesome blogger because she offers timely, relevant advice that helps all types of writers.


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