Writing Lessons: Need Help With Your Memoir? Call The Midwife

Whis_9781601425195_cvr_all_r2.inddA FEW WEEKS AGO I ran a piece about getting help from a sibling while writing memoir. But how about getting professional writing help? What does that look like, and how does that work? When I was introduced to Anna Whiston-Donaldson, I knew I had the person to answer that question. After Anna began chronicling a horrific and life-altering experience on her blog, she was contacted by a publisher who offered a book contract and someone to midwife that book with her. Rare Bird, just out, is rocketing its way to great sales. And for good reason: It is a remarkable read. [Continue reading]