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You can make a success of your memoir writing.
We ought to know: we have worked with thousands of people and have been centrally involved in the production of hundreds of published memoirs.
We’re not going say it’s easy to write a memoir, but we are most definitely going to affirm that you can do it. Huge numbers of people write and finish their memoirs every year. Many have gotten their start by studying the Memoir Writer’s Blog. These people are, for the most part, just like you, people who started to write one day and persevered to the end.
I have learned so much from your Memoir Writer’s Blog. There is content for every issue and need a writer might have. Thank you for being so generous with your information.
— Mark Manzone
a memoir writer who is still at it!
Let the Memoir Writer’s Blog—which is our online magazine as well as our online memoir university—help you start, write, finish and publish your memoir as it has helped many others. go from wannabe to published writer.
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Memoir Writer’s Blog Posts
n important step in selling your memoir to a large market beyond the family and your circle of friends is to identify your intended audience early in the process. Your buying audience will affect what you include in your memoir and the manner in which you write it. You will likely include different material in […]
Recently, someone asked me what are the biggest barriers memoir writers face to being successful. Three came to mind right away. Below, I write about them and offer suggestions for eliminating these barriers. 1. Writers often put off writing a good memoir in favor of struggling unsuccessfully to create a perfect one. This is insidious […]
A concept that I have found crucial in organizing my marketing efforts for Soleil Lifestory Network is that of “the pipeline.” As a business person, I–and you–ignore the pipeline to our great peril. We must always be aware of having the marketing pipeline full of prospects. This is an ongoing process. It is never done! […]
I have been immersed in The Lost by Daniel Mendelsohn. It is the story of his multi-year search for the details of the murder of six of his relatives during the Holocaust.
s they say, none of us are getting any younger and, this year, I (and each of my siblings) have seemed to help my mother take care of more things. At 89, she still lives alone but that is made possible by the support she receives. So, I realized that it was not too early […]
Over the years, I have worked with many writers to help them create and shape their memoirs. It’s my pleasure to bring to your attention one such writer: Peggy Kennedy from San Ramon, California, for whom I had the pleasure of providing coaching and editing help. After a number of years of preparation, her memoir of growing up in a family with a mentally-ill mother, Approaching Neverland, is now in print. (Ordering information below.) I am happy to report on her memoir success.
Peggy recently sent me news of her book in the months following publication.
“Approaching Neverland is doing well. I’m pleased to say that the Midwest Book Review gave it five stars. I’m also pleased to be losing my fear of speaking before an audience, and I’m almost to the point of looking forward to it! I was on ‘CBS 5 Bay Sunday,’ a Bay Area morning show, on August 2. [Free Membership required to read more. See below. ]