By definition, your memoir is about you: “a narrative composed from personal experience and knowledge.” But at Writer’s Relief, we know it’s important for a writer to realize a memoir is so much more than simply retelling a personal story. Your memoir can be a...
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You may be considering writing a book about your life, especially if you lived through memorable world events or experienced life-changing incidents closer to home. When writing a first-person account about your life, you have a choice of two genres: autobiography or...
Sometimes the hardest subject to write about is the one you’re most familiar with: Yourself. While an autobiography spans an entire lifetime, a memoir is a collection of memories and experiences. So how much should you include? Where do you start? And most...
When you read a novel, you get to walk in the shoes of your favorite character—whether a chivalrous knight on a medieval quest, a clever detective on the hunt for a killer, or a brave blogger dealing with mental health issues. But at Writer’s Relief, we find that the...
Happy Lifewriting Month! Ever wonder why people today seem to publish “memoir” over “autobiography?” According to this article Writer’s Relief found in Signature: “It used to be simple: famous people wrote autobiographies; nobodies wrote memoirs." But today, books by...
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