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Tips For Staying Sane While Writing A Memoir

Tips For Staying Sane While Writing A Memoir

“You can do this” “No I can’t.” “Yes you can, just focus.” “I think I’m just going to go for another walk and then eat a biscuit” “Okay fine – but then back to work. You have a book to write.” “Blergh.” This was me. Having a chat with myself in the bathroom mirror for […]

March 9, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
Memoir Writing Tips

Memoir Writing Tips

Heidi Siefkas wrote a memoir about her extraordinary story of survival. We asked her if she could share some memoir writing tips with us. Writing a memoir is an all-in, unveiling of your most private experiences to the world. It’s not a sneak peek, but the whole enchilada whether good, bad, or Montezuma’s revenge. I’m […]

September 1, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
Memoir Writing: Can’t Find My Way Back Home

Memoir Writing: Can’t Find My Way Back Home

memoir writing Listening to Steve Winwood’s haunting Can’t Find My Way Home for the first time since 1969, I realised that was my dilemma too. At least twenty years ago I started jotting down memories of my childhood in Africa – in case I forgot them. I’d waited that long because I’d been working out […]

October 27, 2013 | By | 16 Replies More