The Memoir Book

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Written in an accessible and conversational style, this handbook is an essential guide for anyone who wants to write the story of their life. The valuable insight into the memoir-writing process provides both inspiration and practical advice for both new and experienced writers. Describing the process from start to finish—from finding a topic, developing a narrative voice, and establishing structure, to finding a balance between factual truth and vivid storytelling and getting published—this resource helps express and shape personal stories.


Patti Miller has been a writing instructor for 20 years. She is the author of Child, The Last One Who Remembers, Whatever the Gods Do, and Writing Your Life.