Writing a memoir can be tricky. It is about your life.. but that means it involves others, particularly close family and friends who lived that life with you. Today’s featured book is a guide to writing those very important chapters that can be emotive but also inspiring. The Gift of Memoir – (Show up, open up, write) by Diane Taylor.
About the book.
The Gift of Memoir is Diane Taylor’s gift to writers of every kind, but especially those with a personal or family story to tell. In words that are themselves a stellar example of literary craftsmanship, Taylor shows writers how to show up, open up, and write. Her short chapters, full of practical advice and inspiring examples, cover such topics as:
- The all-importance of reading to writing
- Establishing a writing ritual
- Why write memoir?
- The importance of joining a writing community
- Telling the truth when you…
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