Posted on 05/23/2022 at 03:35 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
All authors know a strong opening is essential for any book.
Editor and coach Lisa Cooper Ellison recently shared two posts on Jane Friedman's blog that aim to help memoir writers make that a reality.
In one post, she suggests using some psychological observations to guide your selection of a starting point.
And in the other, she discusses how knowing — or coming to know — the memoir's ending can strengthen your opening.
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