In Journey of Memoir you will find lessons on how to write a great scene; information on the difference between freewriting and outlining, and why you need both; timeline and turning point exercises to help create structure; and much more. This unique workbook gives you the tools you need to begin, develop, and complete your memoir.
“Memoir guru Linda Joy Myers packs a lot into this useful manual. This is more than a workbook full of exercises and prompts—it’s a guide from a veteran who understands the complexity of the memoir journey. If you’re writing a memoir, this workbook will become your new best friend.” —Brooke Warner, author of What’s Your Book? “This helpful workbook is crammed with practical advice, thought-provoking questions, resources, and space to jot down ideas. Linda Joy Myers has created a toolkit any writer can use to successfully write, refine, and publish a memoir. I only wish I’d had it when I was writing mine.” —Eleanor Vincent, author of Swimming with Maya: A Mother’s Story “Myers has written the definitive guide on how to transform your life journey into a powerful, well-structured, memorable story that will touch readers. For the beginner or the seasoned writer, Journey of Memoir is destined to become a classic.” —Jordan E. Rosenfeld, author of Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time “It’s about time someone wrote a real guide for memoirists of all levels. A must-read for anyone who has ever wanted to write their life story but didn’t know where to begin. Concise, simple, and highly effective.” —Oksana Marafioti, author of American Gypsy
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