Five Takeaways from Three Memoirists
by phil on Thursday Oct 27, 2011 6:40 PM
To help promote my upcoming book, Dear Charlotte, I'm blogging about writing tips and ideas. My first post is Five Takeaways from Three Memoirists:
I have the good fortune of living in a city with a massive book festival that comes by every year (The Texas Book Festival in Austin, TX). Last Saturday, I sat in on a session titled, "Memoir: When to Tell the Story," which was perfect because my new book is very much like a memoir. The panel included three esteemed authors with published memoirs, and I made mental notes of common themes.