The Memoir Project : A recent study revealed that the Number 1 thing that baby boomers want to do in retirement is write a book . . . about themselves. It's not that every person has lived such a unique or dramatic life, but we inherently understand that writing memoirs - whether it's a book, blog, or just a letter to a child - is the single greatest portal to self-examination. While there have been other writing books, there's been nothing like Marion Roach Smith's THE MEMOIR PROJECT. Marion has written four books and she's been teaching a sold-out memoir writing class for 13 years. Her new book is a disarmingly frank, but wildly fun, distillation of all the unsentimental lessons that work. Tired topics like writing exercises, morning pages and "writer's block" are replaced with quirky, provocative tactics that teach you to write with purpose.
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