4 Memoir Writing Prompts | Want to get a start on your story? Click through for 4 memoir writing prompts (and free worksheet downloads).

4 Memoir Writing Prompts

4 Memoir Writing Prompts | Want to get a start on your story? Click through for 4 memoir writing prompts (and free worksheet downloads).

"Tell the truth but tell it slant." Emily Dickenson. It's the slant that will make the story. So experiment with different ways to tell a scene or an event that you want to include in your memoir. Wring the meaning out of it so you can enrich your writing and enthrall your audience. Free write without censure for 20 minutes. For examples of how I used this prompt with my clients see http://debmcleod.com/tell-it-slant and http://debmcleod.com/tell-it-slant-examples.

"Tell the truth but tell it slant." Emily Dickenson. It's the slant that will make the story. So experiment with different ways to tell a scene or an event that you want to include in your memoir. Wring the meaning out of it so you can enrich your writing and enthrall your audience. Free write without censure for 20 minutes. For examples of how I used this prompt with my clients see http://debmcleod.com/tell-it-slant and http://debmcleod.com/tell-it-slant-examples.

Want to write your memoir? Here are six powerful lessons about memoir writing from bestselling author Abigail Carter.

Want to write your memoir? Here are six powerful lessons about memoir writing from bestselling author Abigail Carter.

Mentor Monday 3/24/2014-Mentor Texts for Memoirs - Teaching MOMster

Mentor Monday 3/24/2014-Mentor Texts for Memoirs

19 tips on Writing Memoir from The Memoir Project by Marion Roach Smith

19 Tips on Writing Memoir from The Memoir Project by Marion Roach Smith

Marion Roach Smith has solid advice on how to write your own stories. Let me share nineteen tips on writing memoir from The Memoir Project.

100 Prompts for Writing About Yourself... for bloggers, writers, teachers, and more. Great for overcoming writer's block! #writing prompts #journal ideas #creative writing exercises #teaching #improv

100 Prompts for Writing About Yourself... for bloggers, writers, teachers, and more. Great for overcoming writer's block! #writing prompts #journal ideas #creative writing exercises #teaching #improv

This incredibly popular writing unit guides students through a study of mentor texts before they write their own memoirs.  Filled with engaging ways for students to develop topic ideas, detailed planning pages, revision mini-lessons, and editing checklists, this resource includes everything students (and teachers) need!

Memoir Study and Writing Unit: 10-Day Common Core Aligned Memoir Writing Unit

This incredibly popular writing unit guides students through a study of mentor texts before they write their own memoirs. Filled with engaging ways for students to develop topic ideas, detailed planning pages, revision mini-lessons, and editing checklists, this resource includes everything students (and teachers) need!

Are you thinking of writing a memoir but you’re stuck? We’ve got the remedy. Check out our beginner’s guide on writing an epic and engaging memoir.

Are you thinking of writing a memoir but you’re stuck? We’ve got the remedy. Check out our beginner’s guide on writing an epic and engaging memoir.

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Writing Memoirs (Writer Worksheet Wednesday)

How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days is a great book to help you write your life's story using daily prompts, questions to ponder, and issues to consider.

Write Your Memoir

How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days is a great book to help you write your life's story using daily prompts, questions to ponder, and issues to consider.

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