WHAT IS A MEMOIR? It is a piece of writing told from one area of your expertise that illustrates something you know resulting from something you did. Do you find that definition surprising? Many people do. But not only am I quite certain of this definition, I have built an entire memoir coaching career around it. Let’s see if that definition can help you get your memoir writing where you want it to be. [Read more…]
AS YOU MAY REMEMBER, I talk to my dog. But that does not prevent me from also talking to cats, as I did last week. I think it went quite well, especially considering that the cat is Pooh Hodges, a scrappy raconteur (note the one ear), whose typist assists him in his wildly popular column on the marvelous website, The Write Practice. Have a look at How to Write a Memoir, and if you like what you read, please go tell Pooh.