How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days


Are you a writer?

I’ve never considered myself one, yet I find great satisfaction in sharing what’s on my mind and heart.  That’s why I blog.  Yet, my blog has been on the boring side.  I tend to write just the happy perfect stuff, which is limited in this place called life. Reading the book shared below, I applied it’s steps in what I want to share in my blog.  I know have a sense of direction, instead of just writing bits and pieces that do no come together for a central theme or niche.  The 30 day method is doable for a procrastinator with time restraints.  You, the writer, are encouraged to write daily to create that perfect piece, or memoir, in 30 short days.  This method makes writing even more enjoyable. I haven’t written mine yet, but I already have memoir ideas in a few areas of my life: marriage and it’s rocky beginning, parenting then and now, and a battle to keep a career I’ve had for nearly two decades.  Now I just have to decide which one I want to write about first. The book also includes grammar and spelling tips throughout the book. I received this book from FSB Associates in exchange for my honest review.   I’ve reviewed several of their books and have been pleased (and educated on interesting topics) so far!

About the Book

how to write a memoir in 30 days “You should write a book.” Everyone has a story to tell. If you’ve ever thought of sharing yours but don’t know where to begin, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Daysgives you the perfect framework. Step-by-step techniques, culled from writers’ workshops taught by the author are presented in a series of fun writing exercises, including:

  • crafting your three-sentence memoir
  • identifying an incident that changed your life
  • creating stirring scenes

You’ll figure out the major themes of your life, mine your memory for dramatic incidents, stitch your assignments (and diary entries, blog posts, and other writings) together into a compelling plot, and polish your prose into believable dialogue and exciting action. The book also includes quick “clear communication” lessons about spelling and grammar, plus information and advice about different publishing paths. Simply follow the daily directions and in just one month you will have a memoir ready to submit for publishing. Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a novice, dream of hitting the bestseller lists or just want to pass a little wisdom on to your grandkids, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days is a fun, easy guide to writing the Next Great Memoir — yours.

Tell me:  Are you a writer?   If so, do you author books, a blog, or something other?

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