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Stories To Tell is a full service book publishing company for independent authors. We provide editing, design, publishing, and marketing of fiction and non-fiction. We specialize in sophisticated, unique illustrated book design.

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Writing a Great Memoir: Advice from the Masters

Biff Barnes

Thousands of people write memoirs every year. How do you make your memoir standout from the crowd? Here’s so advice from masters of the genre on how to make sure yours is a good one.

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Bad Memoir Writing – Rules for Doing It Right

NYU Journalism Professor Katie Roiphe says This Is How You Write a Memoir on Slate 

A Classic Guide to Memoir Writing

William Zinsser’s “How to Write a Memoir” on The American Scholar

Salon’s Guide to Writing a Memoir

Writing advice from ten masters of the genre on how to write your memoir

3 Rules to Write World-Changing Memoir

Great advice from memoirist Jeff Goins and some exercises to hep you get started on The Write Practice

Memoir Exercises That Will Help You Get Started

Memoirist Abigail Thomas tells us How to Write Your Own Memoir on Oprah.

The Art of Memoir

An interview with a master memoirist in The Paris Review: The Art of Memoir No. 1, Mary Karr 

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