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START HERE Before You Write Your Memoirs

Everyone asks me where to start writing their memoirs.  You can make this as simple as possible, starting with a childhood photo of yourself, whether you have a memory of that time or not. You can simply describe the photo from both the omniscient and personal first-person point of view. In this photo (obviously from…

Read More January 25, 2023

Memoir vs Biography /What is the Difference?

The Oxford English Dictionary  confirms how I view the difference, which is that a memoir is generally not considered a full historical record of a life, while an autobiography  or a biography is thoroughly researched. My Simple Explanation: A memoir is written in first person (“I”) and includes only information that the subject of the…

Read More January 9, 2013

Hire a Memoir Author On A Budget

“Dad’s birthday is coming up and I don’t know what to get him,” the voice said. “I thought maybe the perfect gift would be to hire a memoir author.” A memoir is certainly the gift for the person who has everything, who seems to need nothing. It is the ultimate gift. Most of the memoirs…

Read More September 6, 2012

How To Hire a Memoir Writer or Biographer — Tips

Before you hire a memoir writer or biographer, educate yourself. These FAQs will help you gauge labor and set goals in hiring a writer. There are different types of writers— biographer, ghostwriter, memoir writer —after you know what you want, then you are in a position to hire a memoir writer or personal biographer. 1….

Read More July 30, 2012