Creative Writer Worksheet – Writing Memoirs (PDF) This week’s worksheet is for the memoirists among us – those writers whose lives are their masterpiece. Or is that every one of us, after all? “How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live” – Henry David Thoreau.
Have you wondered how to write a memoir? While you’ll use anecdotes from your own life to tell a compelling story, the real star of your memoir is your reader. The theme of your memoir is the message, and it should help the reader.
When I wrote my huge guide to book writing (Book Craft) I cut out all the nonfiction tips and strategies last minute; I’d already explored a bunch of material in my writing courses but wasn’t quite ready to share the nonfiction resources. Mainly, because, while I’m proud of the detailed 24 chapter novel outlining templates, […]