I’ve spent a lot of blogging time lately curating posts from other bloggers in an effort to expose other great blogs to my readers. This is a… Read more “6 Reasons Why Reading Increases Positivity (Guest Post)”
This is a nice article posted about writing mental health in fiction. Click the link below and feel free to share your thoughts in comments below. I… Read more “Do You Avoid or Tackle Mental Health Issues in Fiction?”
I’ve worked with hundreds of people over the years to write their memoirs. When I am asked what the most difficult part of writing a memoir for… Read more “3 writing prompts to kickstart your memoirs or autobiography”
You may love to swear, but do you know when it’s appropriate in writing? Let’s find out.
When someone contacts me to write a book one of the first questions I always receive is, “What is an as told to book?” Well, as you… Read more “Transforming your “as told to” story into a book”
Most people over the age of forty have sat down at one point in their life to write the story of their life. After all, there is… Read more “How to recollect your life.”
I’m finally getting to posting some of my recent projects. As many of you know, in addition to writing memoirs I also provide editing and coaching services.… Read more “New Book Release: My Uncle Gloria”
Recently, a client came to me wanting to write a book, but openly acknowledging, “I don’t even know if I have a story.” Really, this is funny… Read more “Finding Your Yellow Brick Road to Tell Your Story”
For years, the word filler was, at least to me an evil word. I tend to come from the Hemingway school of thought that you keep your writing… Read more “Adding the filler: Three ways to add more to your memoir.”
For those of you savvy-readers, you may have noticed a tiny play on words in the title of this post. Am I talking about a “novel idea”… Read more ““Novel” tips to writing a better memoir”
When people think of writing books, the thought is generally driven by their own life; obstacles, passions, and ideas. However, I do occasionally come across someone – or… Read more “A Memoir as a Gift: Writing a book for someone without the person knowing”
At some time in your life, you have likely thought about writing a biography or memoir. Depending on the obstacles in your life, this can occur at… Read more “The Mistake that Stops You in Your Tracks! How to Keep Your Biography Moving Forward.”
One of the most common questions that a personal historian receives is about memoirs, autobiographies, and vignettes. While they are all similar, there are distinct differences between… Read more “Memoir, autobiography, and vignette. Which is best for you?”
Want to write your life story? here are tips on where to start.