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DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? I mean, have you noticed the growing popularity of writing about the makings of memoir, its nuts and bolts, levers and gimcracks? It’s all very meta or something, but I try to cull through it each week for you and bring you only what will help your work. See what you think about this week’s offerings.
Here’s news on a breathtaking Holocaust memoir
You might want to enter this memoir contest
Child star of the movie Matilda (turned Twitter star) has written a memoir due out in September
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The View from here is that fans of our favorite genre have every reason to believe that we have some good reading ahead. Have a look and see if all this new memoir and memoir news does not result in you making space on your nightside table. Here's … [Continue reading]
This week in memoir brought us the good, the bad, and some ugly news about our favorite genre. I don't know about you, but after reading the tidbit I have listed first, you might have to go lie down. I did. Oh no! He gave back his advance and … [Continue reading]
I ALWAYS THINK I've heard it all when it comes to writing productivity and tricking yourself, bargaining oneself, bribing oneself into it. And then I met Marita Golden, author of more than a dozen books, and I heard something entirely new: That … [Continue reading]
I LEARN AS I READ as much as I learn as I write. Here is memoir news that taught me a thing or two this week. See what it does for you. A beloved actor’s co-writer on what he learned writing with her Top magazine editor scores a swell advance … [Continue reading]
Looking Out Over This Week's Memoir News (The fourth week of March, 2016) IN MY VIEW, this week's best memoir writing is a sublime mix of diverse voices. See if you agree. One funny man has just announced that he's got a memoir coming out … [Continue reading]