Secrets of a memoirist

10 Memoir Mistakes Writers Should Avoid At All Costs

10 Memoir Mistakes Writers Should Avoid At All Costs

Writers Write creates memoir writing resources and shares memoir writing tips. In this post, we discuss 10 memoir mistakes writers should avoid at all costs. Writing a memoir isn’t easy. You need to be brave and honest. You also need to deal with memories that…
How To Use Dialogue In Memoirs

How To Use Dialogue In Memoirs

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we tell you why you need dialogue and how to use dialogue in your memoirs. In a previous post, I mentioned that you need to write your memoir like fiction. You need to plot your…
Use The 7 Deadly Sins To Define Your Memoir

Use The 7 Deadly Sins To Define Your Memoir

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we suggest how you can use the 7 deadly sins to define your memoir. I have written about why the most important part of writing a memoir is all about the how. What happened is obviously…
Scenes And Sequels In Memoirs

Yes, You Do Need Scenes And Sequels In Memoirs

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we discuss why you need to include scenes and sequels in memoirs. Just as a novel is made up of action scenes and reaction scenes (sequels), so is your memoir. In a previous post, I…
Where Should You Begin Your Memoir?

Where Should You Begin Your Memoir?

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we write about choosing the best place to begin your memoir. "Every thing must have a beginning … and that beginning must be linked to something that went before." ~Mary Shelley Unless you're famous and…
Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs

Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we write about conflict in memoirs. Remember that you are a character in a book to the readers who have bought your memoir. They want to be entertained. Mistakes Writers Make About Conflict In Memoirs…
Why You Need To Write Your Memoir Like Fiction

Why You Need To Write Your Memoir Like Fiction

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we tell you why you need to write your memoir like fiction. Why You Need To Write Your Memoir Like Fiction Once you have done the ground work for your memoir, as we teach you…
The Most Important Thing To Remember When You Write Your Memoir

Writing A Memoir? Narrow Your Focus

Use this post from Writers Write, your comprehensive writing resource, to find out why you need to narrow your focus if you're writing a memoir. If you want to write a memoir you need to learn how to focus on what you need to include.…
What's The Difference Between An Autobiography And A Memoir?

What’s The Difference Between An Autobiography And A Memoir?

In this post from Writers Write, your one-stop writing resource, we explain the difference between an autobiography and a memoir. What is the difference between an Autobiography and a Memoir? Both memoirs and autobiographies are based on truth and both require lots of research, but…
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