Memoir Writing Prompt: Pick a Word, Any Word

by Matilda ButlerJune 6, 2017
Memoir Writing Prompt: Pick a Word, Any Word

A fun writing prompt to get you writing and thinking about your memoir.

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Memoir Writing Prompt: Writing About Home

by Matilda ButlerMay 23, 2017
Memoir Writing Prompt: Writing About Home

Matilda Butler brings you an evocative writing prompt…one she can’t believe she hasn’t delved into before. See if this gets you writing!

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Dear Pamela: Take Her Advice!

by Pamela JaneMay 9, 2017
Dear Pamela: Take Her Advice!

Dear Pamela, memoir advice columnist, provides five tips on how to get restarted when life has caused you to put aside your memoir writing for a while.

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Memoir Writing Tip: Motivational Technique

by Matilda ButlerMay 2, 2017
Memoir Writing Tip: Motivational Technique

Matilda Butler shares a tip for keeping your motivation while writing your memoir.

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Memoir: Lanie Tankard Reviews Martha Cooley’s Memoir About Loss

by Matilda ButlerApril 25, 2017
Memoir: Lanie Tankard Reviews Martha Cooley’s Memoir About Loss

Matilda Butler welcomes our book review maven, Lanie Tankard, back to WomensMemoirs. Lanie shares her perspective on the well-braided memoir of Martha Cooley’s Guesswork: A Reckoning with Loss. We invite you to read Lanie’s review and let us know your reaction.

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Memoir Writing Tiny Tip #11: If It Works for Georgia O’Keeffe, It Just Might Work For You

by Matilda ButlerApril 18, 2017
Memoir Writing Tiny Tip #11: If It Works for Georgia O’Keeffe, It Just Might Work For You

Want a quick writing tip? Here’s the eleventh in our series of Quick Tips…something to think about in your busy day. The idea here is to “draw” your memoir. It can help you get going, see the path, understand the arc, or just get your creative juices flowing. Give it a try.

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Memoir Writing Prompt: A Running Start with Each Chapter

by Matilda ButlerApril 4, 2017
Memoir Writing Prompt: A Running Start with Each Chapter

Matilda Butler shows that openings are not times for the timid. Your book title, book chapter names, and chapter first paragraphs all need to have you off to a “running start”.

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