Your Life Is a Book: How To Craft & Publish Your Memoir

October 29th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized

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I participated in a Q&A for a new book about how to write a memoir titled, Your Life Is a Book: How To Craft & Publish Your Memoir.

Ah, I see that OPRAH.com picked it was one of their inspirational books for October. It will help to become “more successful, happier, calmer, and more focused and connected to others–and yourself.” Nice!

From another review: “Affable, confident, and candid, the authors teach that the process, when done right, can be a journey of personal growth, illustrating their points with poignant examples and metaphors. Part 1, Crafting Your Memoir, introduces the genre and covers an array of topics: death, abuse, family secrets, food, travel, spirituality, animals, and more. The advice on what does and doesn’t work with each topic is razor sharp and is the overall strength of the book … The second half, Getting Serious About Publishing, offers insightful perspectives on blogging, agents, editors, handling rejection, indie publishing, and more … —VERDICT: This is a reassuring introduction to how writers should approach their first memoir and an honest discussion of what it will take to publish one.” Paul Stenis, Pepperdine Univ. Lib., Malibu, CA

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  1. 2 Responses to “Your Life Is a Book: How To Craft & Publish Your Memoir”

  2. By Cara on Oct 30, 2014

    This seems like a good book I need. I have started a memoir, got up to the age of 10…stopped/blocked. Has to do with my dad being an alcoholic; found it difficult to write after that happened. Thanks for posting this!

  3. By Stacy Horn on Nov 7, 2014

    You definitely have a memoir in you I think, based on your posts on your blog.

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