Showing up for writing is essential. In the first days of creating a manuscript when we writers sit down to write—or rededicate ourselves to writing—it is often a struggle to find the energy to show up for the task. So many things seems to compete for our attention. We ask ourselves about “the point of […]
“What gets dated gets done” is an maxim that has proven true again and again. It will prove true of your memoir when you create a writing schedule.
Below, you will learn techniques to create an effective and sustainable writing schedule—both daily and long-term—that gets your memoir completed and in the hands of its readers.
Don’t underestimate the value of “inch by inch, it’s a cinch” over time. Next year at this time, your memoir could be done.
It is later than you think. In the years I have been helping people write memoirs, I have seen people die and people grow too old. The energy not only to write deeply but to write a memoir at all has been lost to them; their stories have been lost. We go through our days […]