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As a master writer in Memoir Authority, you will one day hold in hand the memoir you dream of writing and publishing.

Over the next months and years, your Memoir Authority Membership will keep you in the memoir conversation and help you to write the best memoir you are capable of writing. The following is a sampling of what you will receive every month in Memoir Authority.


In the first month of your Memoir Authority membership, You will access full versions of the excerpts below. Sample these short takes to experience the gist of how much you will receive for you membership fee. 


    1. A Monthly e-book on a memoir-writing topic.
        •  Your first e-book is: Get Started and Keep Going. Today, you get to download a preview of the full length version of this e-book:
    2. An instructional MP3.
        • Your first instructional MP3 is Getting Started and Keeping Going. This is a recording of an excellent class presented in November of 2011. Today you can download a Master Writer  preview on Memory Lists of this MP3. 
        • Today an audio excerpt on The Value of Being Mentored is available: 


      Kathy Pooler

    3. An MP3 featuring a leader in the memoir-writing field or a memoir writer.
        • Your first guest is Kathy Pooler whose web blog The Memoir Writer’s Journey is among the finest on the web on memoir writing. Every month, Kathy runs posts of guest writers and memoir experts—making her site a must-visit spot for anyone wishing to succeed as a memoir writer. Kathy will talk about what she considers the priority elements of a successful memoir. Don’t miss it. It is a Master Writer must-hear. Download an excerpt of this MP3 today:
    4. A Monthly e-Course.
        • Write to the End — Eight Strategies to Deal with Writer’s Block The Memoir Networkis the first selection. There are many reasons why people stop writing and find they don’t finish their memoirs. Writers become non-writers and then do not know how to re-connect to the writing life. Follow a proven lead to pick up your writing again. As a Master Writer Member you’ll get the full length e-course. Today, download an excerpt:
    5. Reports.
        • How you start to write will often determine how you will continue to write. In this month, our Master Writer report will feature the early stages of writing your memoir. What keeps a writer writing? You’ve already done the start-up phase? Not to worry, all of us—you and I—can use a brush up, a tweaking, to maximize our production.The Memoir Network
        • Download an print excerpt of Three Pillars of Memoir Writing today.
        • Download an MP3 excerpt of Three Pillars of Memoir Writing today.



In the second and ensuing months of the Master Writer Memoir Authority membership, you will continue to receive comparable material. For instance in Month 2, you receive an interview with Kate Christensen, author of the memoir, Blue Plate Special. Christensen won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 2008. In Month 3, you get an interview with Monica Wood, author of When We Were the Kennedys. Monica Wood  has won multiple awards for her writing. And in each month, you receive new e-books, e-courses and more.

In addition, you will be able to participate in a half-hour telephone-based coaching session for you to ask your writing questions.

This coaching session is an opportunity for you to hear how your writing mates have solved similar issues. Just need to say what you are doing these days? They’ll be room for that! Or, you just need to ask who’s read a memoir on a topic similar to yours so you can stimulate your writing. Come on the line and ask your question. (By the way, the forum is an excellent place to post these questions also.)

To purchase the Memoir Authority membership, click here:

My Memoir Education

From the inside outA free membership pathway for your writing journey

Here's what we have in store for you:

  • High-impact print and audio materials on crucial aspects of memoir writing.
  • MP3s of interviews with prize-winning memoir writers to inspire and guide you.
  • An introductory writing course to jumpstart your memoir with depth and fluency.
  • An organized reference guide to the “best of the best” of the Memoir Network that all elegantly fits together.
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