Posted on October 2, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Truth can be stranger than fiction — and it can be scarier, too. Most likely, if you're considering writing a...

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Posted on May 23, 2022 at 3:35 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...

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Posted on November 17, 2021 at 9:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter what religion or culture you belong to, this time of year is chock-full of holidays — meaning family...

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Posted on October 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The specific details of Kory Shrum’s memoir, which began as a podcast, are hopefully not something you can explicitly empathize...

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Posted on August 31, 2021 at 10:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is We Love Memoirs Day, so it seemed like the perfect time to share Joanna Penn’s recent podcast episode...

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Posted on July 22, 2021 at 3:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re thinking about writing a memoir, contributors to Jane Friedman’s blog have shared some useful food for thought. An...

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Tagged As: Jane Friedman, Memoir

Posted on February 15, 2021 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A writer’s life is likely to turn up in his or her writing, in some way — big or small,...

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Posted on October 15, 2020 at 3:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if you’re not planning to write a memoir, you may enjoy a recent post from Allison K. Williams. The...

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Posted on June 9, 2020 at 10:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Deciding to write a memoir may not be easy for you. But you know who else might struggle with your...

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Posted on February 1, 2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

How do you write a villain in a memoir? That’s a trick question, says author, lecturer, and coach William Kenower...

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