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  • Beth Kephart and I in Conversation about Memoir

    Beth Kephart and I in Conversation about Memoir

        Linda Joy Myers and Beth Kephart–in conversation about Truth, Life, Memoir, Remembering–and the magic of capturing a moment. This week at our National Association of Memoir Writers member teleseminar, Beth Kephart and I will continue a conversation in...

  • Are you Writing a Memoir—or True Life Fiction?

    Are you Writing a Memoir—or True Life Fiction?

    Truth or Fiction—how do you want to write your life story? This is a pithy and often difficult question that many memoir writers ponder—and it keeps them from writing. Are you writing—or are you worrying about how to write your story? It’s time to think hard about...

  • Truth or Lie–National Association of Memoir Writers Free Teleconference October 21

    Truth or Lie–National Association of Memoir Writers Free Teleconference October 21

      I’m so excited today! On October 21, I’m going to be hosting the Free Memoir Writing Telesummit over at The National Association of Memoir Writers. What an opportunity—to talk with these writers, teachers, authors, and bloggers who make such a difference in...

  • The Memoir Police

    The Memoir Police

    Okay, the challenge is on, though somewhat tongue in cheek. Ben Yagoda, author of The History ofMemoir, has created a way to measure the “truthiness” in published memoirs. He’s interviewed about his “truth” chart in the Christian Science Monitor.  You...

  • Three Cups of Hysteria—er, Tea

    Three Cups of Hysteria—er, Tea

    All right, it’s a field day against memoirists. Again. Gee, I just hate to hear the word “memoir” in the same sentence as “liar.” In the neuro-connections, there’s no gap between accusation and the fine tuned, nuanced “reality” of the person accused. I...