Why am I writing a memoir?
I’ve edited memoirs, autobiographies and autobiographical novels written by people with the most diverse experiences imaginable. Each of those chances to be let into my clients’ life stories has been an honour. I’ve learned more about the human condition each time. I want to join in.
Why, if you’ve got a story you want to tell, I think you should take the plunge too
Here are my top three reasons for writing my memoir. If any of them apply to you, then what are you waiting for?
How I got started, and how I plan to keep going
These are the other things that have given me a good start. They may not work for everyone, but they did for me:
I plan to post every week or two about my progress and about the books and other resources I’ve found helpful. Sign up for updates or comment and let me know your method for getting started with your memoir and your process for keeping going and organising your work. I’d love to hear from you.
About this blog
I've been an editor for independent book authors for over a decade.