Writing Insights - Why We Write Memoir: A Manifesto for 2020, The Year of Seeing Clearly
Lisa Dale Norton
About Lisa Dale Norton
Lisa Dale Norton is an author and editor with a specialty in nonfiction and memoir. She works with writers to complete books for publication. Her literary memoir Hawk Flies Above: Journey to the Heart of the Sandhills, and her writing book, Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir are published by St. Martin’s Press. Lisa lives in Santa Fe. Contact: email@example.com
Lisa at Home
Lisa lives in Santa Fe; Venice, Italy; and a 97-year-old writing cabin in the Western Sandhills. She reads, writes, advises clients, edits manuscripts, plays the piano, swims, and nurtures her beloved flower garden. Roses, columbine, iris, lilies, clematis, wisteria, and daffodils are just a few of her resident species. She is an avid traveler in Germany, The Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy with the goal of absorbing as much language, culture, art and architecture as possible.
Author Archives for Lisa Dale Norton
Writing Insights - Should Your Memoir Have the Shape of a Novel?
Writing Insights - The Best Memoir I’ve Read, and Why It’s Important—If You Want to Sell Your Memoir
Writing Insights - How Can I Finish My Memoir by the End of the Year?—Three plans for right now
Writing Insight - Memoir Writing: Avoid the Fiery Issues of the Day, or Takes Sides?
Lisa Dale Norton - How Long Does It Take To Write a Memoir?
Is It Okay to Begin Writing a Memoir and Then Turn it Into a Novel? - Sometimes the story we begin writing outgrows the boundaries of memoir
Lisa Dale Norton - Thinking About Truth and Your Family When Writing Memoir
Lisa Dale Norton - In Today’s Frenetic World, What Are the Memoirist’s Biggest Challenges
Lisa Dale Norton - Why Do People Read Memoir, and What Are They Hoping to Find There?