AFTER THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS, working as a memoir coach and writing and publishing a book on memoir that Poets & Writers lists as Number 1 in books for writers, I’ve boiled down everything I know into my Memoir Manifesto.
It is an irreverent approach to memoir writing: Not a bit touchy-feely, it does not include any angels’ feathers, writing prompts, time-wasting exercises or high-end retail schemes to get you writing memoir. Why? Because none of that works if you want to write for real. And you do. [Read more…]