Memoir writer ask, “How can I write more efficiently?”
In a previous post, I had developed the concept of writing on a deadline. In this post I will stay with the concept of writing close to the finish.
Yes, writing is a process but…
While I continue to believe that writing ought to be open-ended and that you ought to remain in the process of discovering your theme and subject rather than opt for a too-quick closure (“This is what my story means”), I also believe in something that is a bit contradictory to this.
You Need Editing
The big New York publishing houses NEVER publish a manuscript without extensive editing! Why would you?
I offer a free consult to discuss your memoir’s needs and The Memoir Network’s ability to meet them.
You’ll be surprised at how much a professional editor can quickly and effectively help you tweak your story so that you get to say more clearly and dynamically what you have been trying to say. We tend to be good at what we do. Said one client: “I accomplished more with you in six months than I had in ten years writing alone.”
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