Back in 2009, Angelique L’Amour received news that she had cancer. But her first thought was not for herself. It was for her family, particularly her children. How was she going to hold things together for her kids while she went through the ordeal of chemotherapy? Cancer and parenthood are both all-encompassing. Can the two […]
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I’m about to say something with which just about every other person in the publishing industry will disagree. In fact, most will strongly, passionately, with much snooty sarcasm, disagree with what I’m about to say. Ready for it? Everybody has a memoir in them. Not only that, but everybody should write one. There, I said […]
Ever wondered whether or how to use photographs in your self-published books? Check out this inspiring case study of how professional photographer Sally Hedges Greenwood devised her memoir by analysing and sharing old family photos.
A moving case study of a memoir of dementia that cast a new perspective on this disability – and brought the author, Mina Drever, unintended but positive consequences.
Ever moved house, region, country, continent? All good fodder for a self-published memoir – and Jean Gill, relocated from Wales to France, tells you how to write one.
This month’s Indie Author Fringe Highlight podcast features three Travel Memoir authors sharing their tips and advice about how to use your blog content to write and promote your book, the importance of defining your audience, and collaboration and cross-promotion opportunities with other authors in your niche. All with the goal of reaching more readers.
We all have a life story to tell – but when is it better to turn it into fiction rather than memoir? Sue Johnson provides a case study from her own past.
Jay Artale, co-host of our Beginners’ Self-Publishing Salon podcast, looks at the challenges of writing a memoir and shares a selection of articles that offer tips and inspiration to overcome the writing dilemmas that are getting in the way of self-publishing your own memoir.
How to Market and Promote your Travel Memoir. A series of 1:1 author interviews hosted by Jay Artale, featuring Jack Scott, Karen McCann, and Joe Cawley, a group of successful travel writing authors who self-publish
An inspiring account of how a friendship between a poor African boy and an affluent American helicopter pilot inspired a moving memoir