How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process)

In this post, Tanja Panjevic shares how to write a compelling memoir and stay sane in the process. In this post, she describes nine tips, including clarifying your scope, how to correct course as you go, and more. The post How to Write a Compelling Memoir (and Stay Sane in the Process) by Tanja Pajevic appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

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