Posted on 11/08/2019 at 11:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you’ve tightly focused your memoir, making sure it’s not an autobiography, you’ll still be faced with the issue of what to include and what to ditch.

Timothy J. Hillegonds, author of the memoir The Distance Between, shares three questions he asked himself to pick what to keep and what to cut, in a guest post at Writer’s Digest.

And Peter Selgin has an illustration of how your manuscript might suffer if you can’t be discerning in his latest first-page critique on Jane Friedman’s blog.

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