What are You Really Writing About?

What is Your Memoir Really About? With memoir, it can take some digging to get to the heart of what we’re really writing about. There’s the story of what happened, and then there’s the meaning we’ve attached to it. In memoir, it’s not enough to tell us what happened—we need to know what that event […]

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Writer’s Block? Try This

In my Memoir Mastery course and Mastermind workshop group, we’ve spent the past month talking about structure. There’s the craft and technique of writing memoir and then there’s the pulling together of all the pieces. That can be daunting with a book length project. It can be easy to fall into overwhelm. Memoir Writing Tips […]

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Reboot Your Memoir

Community and Support for Your Memoir One of my big takeaways from the pandemic is the importance of community, especially for us writers. Today, I’m excited to share two offerings that have come out of this challenging year. First up is Reboot Your Memoir, a 4-week class I’m offering this June to help you reboot […]

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Memoir Mastery: How to Write a Compelling Memoir

How to Write a Memoir As a writer, teacher and long-time memoir fan, I’ve found that writing your story can be an incredibly rewarding journey. It can also be quite challenging. And trying to write a memoir without support can feel like wrestling an octopus. Where do you start? How do you narrow down your […]

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Get that Book Written

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming? Are you harnessing the energy of the New Year to write a book? Are you using it to get started on (or heck, restart) your memoir or nonfiction book?If not, what are you missing? Do you need a better system? Accountability? Support? The Real Reason People Hire a […]

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How to Write a Book in 10 Simple Steps

How to Write a Book in 10 Simple Steps Always wanted to write a nonfiction book? This guide will show you how write a book in 10 simple steps  so that you can get those ideas out of your head and onto the page. Taking the time to work through these steps will save you […]

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Starting Again

Are certain seasons friendlier for writing than others? That’s a question I’ve been grappling with the past few months, particularly as we’ve expanded into summer. For some folks, fall and winter tend to be a more internal time, and perhaps more well-suited for writing. Since spring and summer are often more social and active—filled with […]

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