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