Posted on 08/31/2021 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 07/22/2021 at 03:16 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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Posted on 02/15/2021 at 03:00 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 10/15/2020 at 03:34 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 06/09/2020 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 02/01/2020 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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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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