Looking for a Book on Writing a Memoir

by Bill
(Oxford, MS)

I am thinking about writing a memoir and am looking for book recommendations on this topic.

Have you written one?

What references did you use to help you understand the genre?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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Nov 05, 2015
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Jan 22, 2010
Here's the Classic One:
by: Jaimi

The classic one everyone mentions is Lois Daniel's "How to Write Your Own Life Story." There are several groups that use it as a tool to teach memoir writing with.

I noticed that Writers Digest online also has a great article on this subject:


Oct 27, 2009
Me, too
by: Eva

I'm also thinking about writing a memoir. Can't wait to see what kind of responses you receive. I'm so glad this place is starting to get some questions and answers. I'll be back often.

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