Secrets of a memoirist

6 Ways To Discover What Your Memoir’s Really About

6 Ways To Discover What Your Memoir’s Really About

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. If you're a memoirist, use this post to discover what your memoir's really about. We know that most memoirs are survival stories. They are about getting through something – an addiction, an abusive relationship, or a life-threatening situation.…
7 Exercises To Try Before You Write About Yourself

7 Exercises To Try Before You Write About Yourself

Writers Write is a writing resource, and, in this post, we give you seven exercises to try before you write about yourself. Writing a memoir is exhausting. If you are going to write about yourself, if you tell the truth, if you have a real…
Mary Karr's Memoir Checklist To Stave Off Dread

Mary Karr’s Memoir Checklist To Stave Off Dread

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we’ve shared American writer, Mary Karr's memoir checklist to stave off dread. Mary Karr is an American poet, essayist and memoirist. She is well known for her best-selling books, Lit: A Memoir, Cherry, and The Liars' Club…
127 Writing Prompts To Finish Before You Write About Yourself

127 Writing Prompts To Finish Before You Write About Yourself

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together 127 writing prompts for you to finish before you write about yourself. If you’re writing a novel or a memoir, or brainstorming interesting questions for a profile or an interview, you'll love these…
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