Should You Write a Memoir?
should you write a memoir

Are you thinking about writing a memoir?

Please welcome guest author Alana Saltz with a heartwarming article on writing memoirs.

As a genre, memoir has been growing exponentially each and every year. More and more people are finding the strength, courage, and determination to write about their experiences in a compelling and literary way. The success of memoirs like Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and Augusten Burrough’s Running With Scissors, which were both adapted as feature films and released in theaters worldwide, help demonstrate that the world is slowly beginning to embrace the genre. Read More

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Write What You’re Willing To Learn

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7 Ways to Mentally Squash Rejection Letters

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Living the Creative Writing Lifestyle

Living the Creative Writing Lifestyle

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