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Is your memoir publishable? How? Nancy Baxter discusses the possibilities of putting pen to paper and letting your life flow out. . .

We have talked about some of the essentials of memoir writing: first, including some scenery and history or chronology to set the stage of your memory story(ies). Then, focusing on a few key scenes in the life you are writing
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Memoir: Endless variety! And an age of Electronic media to furnish material

We’ve said that a memoir needs honesty but also creativity. It should recapture memories of a life and let them live with vivid description and also create specific scenes which let us see, feel, hear and even smell the scene
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Envisioning: What pops into your mind?

We’ve explored the motivations and basic extent of memoir writing in general; now we should get specific. Lyn Jones has advised would-be memoir writers to involve emotional content in creating scenes, and to achieve that, to focus on specific scenes
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Writing your memoir? What should it be, for best results?

In the previous blog, we invited you to ask two questions if you were considering writing a memoir: “Why are you writing your memoir? And “Who will read this?” If you have answered that question for yourself, now you can
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