Raceless, Georgina Lawton, Harper Perennial - Georgina Lawton grew up in England with white parents, a white brother and white everyone else. No one wanted to talk about why she didn’t look like the rest of them.
Tag Archive: memoir
Writing Insights - Should Your Memoir Have the Shape of a Novel?
Writers Paradise for All: The 35th Annual Central Coast Writers Conference - Explores Craft, Connection, Courage, Culinary Delights and even Downward Dog
From Scratch, Tembi Locke, Simon & Schuster - Actor and TEDx speaker Tembi Locke’s memoir, “From Scratch,” is a documentation of a complicated journey of a Black American whose Sicilian husband is disowned by his family who objected to their biracial marriage.
Lisa Dale Norton - Memoir, Biography, Narrative Nonfiction—How Are They Different
Lisa Dale Norton - All sorts of tales can lead to story sag . . .
How to Avoid Mid-story Memoir Sag - You are in good company if you are battling mid-story sag. Nearly all memoir writers hit a point where they sit up one day and say: What is this thing about?
Why a Story Question is Essential in Memoir, Lisa Dale Norton - In today’s marketplace, a memoir that attracts the attention of an agent and editor, pursues some kind of story question.
A Beautiful Terrible Thing, Jen Waite, Penguin Random House - Madly in love, enjoying marriage and new motherhood, Jen Waite was eager to dismiss the nagging suspicion that her husband was having an affair after finding a disturbing email on their home computer.
The Going and Goodbye, Shuly Xóchitl Cawood, Platypus Press - To understand love, you must first understand power—the balance of it, when to give it up, when to take it back.