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Of the hundreds of memoir writing posts on the Memoir Writer’s Blog—almost 500 to be exact—some have proven to be favorites. Below are those articles which ranked in the top most-visited posts according to Search Engine “opens.”

We hope you enjoy reading—and benefit from—this year’s best memoir writing posts as much as our other writers have. And…

Once you have read them, why not go on to read the other hundreds of posts? Think of the Memoir Writer’s Blog as a catalog of university-level courses you can participate in anytime you are ready to learn more. This is just-in-time-learning at its best.

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How Many Memoir Types Are There?

There used to be one memoir type.

The one kind of memoir genre was that written by famous people about the important events in history that they had taken  part in. Mostly, these accounts were about how wonderful they were and how important their roles in history had been. Oftentimes, these memoirs were about excoriating their political or business rivals and actually provided little emotional or psychological insight into the protagonist other than s/he was a “good guy.”

Today, we have more kinds of memoir genres than we could have imagined even only several generations ago.
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