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Teaching a Memoir Workshop – Tackle the Hard Parts and Win Accolades

When you are teaching a memoir workshop, easy is not always best. The teacher’s task is to help individuals to go through and beyond two kinds of barriers to their writing: the technical and the psychological blocks that keep them from success. Our job is to facilitate our participants’ arrival at a point where they are able to “own” their stories, to acknowledge their lifestories as they are and to accept themselves as they are.

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How to Have a Great Book Reading

You can have a great book reading by following several guidelines. I would call them best practices of doing a public reading of your memoir. They are now somewhat natural for me now but they were originally studied and rehearsed. You may know some of them intuitively and others you can learn.

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5 Rules for More Profitable Memoir Writing Business

Run a Profitable Memoir-Writing Business Recently, while thinking about how to grow a business, I was jotting down some ideas about running a memoir-writing business–the what-do-I-know-now-that-I-wish-I-had-known-then sort of stuff. Here are the first five I came up with to help jumpstart my (and your) endeavor:

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A Better Way to Teach Memoir Writing

People have been able to teach memoir writing from Memoir Network packages since 1996. The idea of creating packages started when people began telephoning us to ask if we could help them teach memoir writing. “I’d like to do what you do right here at home,” they’d tell us. At the time, we had no materials but, in 1996, I took four months out to write the two core manuals: The Curriculum Manual and The Presenter’s Manual. We are now in the process of a major update of the revisions of these texts.

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Starting a Memoir Business – Set Goals

Working hard is not a sufficient strategy for starting a business. Like most entrepreneurs, memoir professionals who are starting a business are sometimes prone to working harder and not necessarily smarter. One smart strategy to use to grow is to set goals for specific time periods: the year, the month, the week, the day, A company needs these goals to work toward if it is to grow.

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Market to Pre-Qualified Leads

How To Identify Pre-Qualified Leads If you want to succeed as a Memoir Professional, it is important to market to a pre-qualified leads (people within your potential buying pool, people who have identified themselves as wanting your product). While some individuals in a church, a club, a benevolent association, or a school may have expressed […]

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