Posted on 10/05/2018 at 03:41 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Humans have a breathtaking ability to survive horrible situations or events ... and share their stories with the world.

For instance, Alexandra Amor was caught in a cult for ten years. Some time after her escape, she decided to write about her experience and the healing process.

Amor won an award for her memoir Cult: A Love Story, so when she offers up advice for writing and editing your own first-person account about a difficult subject — as she did on The Creative Penn — any aspiring memoirist would be wise to read and heed.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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