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...

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Posted on 09/17/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this month, Jane Friedman shared a guest post reminding potential (or current) memoirists to keep their focus tight. The...

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Posted on 09/06/2019 at 11:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve shared quite a few posts on the stylistic tricks to writing a memoir. But here’s another consideration you’ll want...

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Posted on 09/03/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing coach Tanja Pajevic wants to be clear: Don’t start your memoir thinking you’ll include everything. That’s called an autobiography...

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Posted on 08/16/2019 at 08:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s natural to want to write about an emotional part of your life. Yet, if you’re choosing to write a...

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Posted on 06/11/2019 at 02:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s more advice on memoir writing, this time in regards to dialogue. C.S. Lakin reminds memoirists that of course they’re...

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Posted on 06/11/2019 at 10:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fussy diehards — both readers and authors — are familiar with Toby Neal. So we’re thrilled to share a big...

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Posted on 01/16/2019 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Publishing anything means putting yourself out into the world for scrutiny. But when it’s a memoir, not fiction or unrelated...

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Posted on 01/11/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Memoir writing, by necessity, comes with certain limitations, many of which have to do with the point of view. Sarah...

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Posted on 11/19/2018 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You probably know it’s healthy (and good for your craft) to step away from the computer for a while. And...

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