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How to Find the Beginning of a Memoir

Many writers agonize about just how to find the beginning of a memoir, where to launch into the story. There, of course, are many places where a story can commence.

1. The place in the story at which you start to write is almost never the place at which readers will the beginning of a memoir as it appears in a book.

A writer starts to write someplace because starting someplace is the way it is done. It is only much later that the writer will know where to place this initial piece of writing–at the beginning or elsewhere in the memoir. [Free Membership required to read more. See below. ]

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