Writer and editor Molly Birnbaum lost her sense of smell but found her sense of place.
Used judiciously, a flashback will add richness and believability to your story.
Ruth Reichl’s memoirs read like narrative fiction. Now her first novel is on the way.
She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.
The boss of memoir dissects the first words of her prologue.
“Once you have a good story, the science will take care of itself.”
“When I’m on a project, it’s good to be immersed in it, to return to it, daily.”
Listening to someone else is challenging. Listening to myself required a new skill set of awareness and belief.
The boss of memoir opens up about her new book.
Struggling with your theme? Write into it.