Outlining a narrative arc and creating composite characters helped make the memoir of veterinarian Jessica Vogelsang a success.
How do you write an honest memoir without hurting members of your family? Liane Kupferberg Carter offers how she tackled the issue in Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable.
Judith Fein’s memoir, The Spoon From Minkowitz, was missing a key element in the first draft. Here she tells us what it was–and how she resolved it.
Author Anna Redsand discusses how she found a way to organize To Drink from the Silver Cup, a moving memoir about reconciling her faith with her sexuality.
Hillary Clinton helped me finish my memoir. Not the candidate herself, of course, but the example of her life. I’m sorry I didn’t make that clear earlier on in this election cycle. I was being, well, politic. No longer. Fear of Being Tarnished It’ll come as a surprise to exactly no one who knows me that I’m a […]
Welcome to day 29 of the Write Part of My Memoir in November challenge, poor puppy edition. Earlier today, I found myself filled with terror, followed by great pain. Stay with me here. The ordeal was over far more quickly than the telling will be. A dog of many beds It all started when I […]