where the writers are

memoir manuscript | memoir manuscript

veronica-chater's picture
Sep.10.2008
Writers of memoirs have a unique dilemma. How to tell their stories truthfully, and not harm or alienate the people involved. When I began to write my memoir 'Waiting for the Apocalypse,' I decided I wasn't going to show it to my father (my mother died while I was in the early stages of the first...
kathy-briccetti's picture
Jul.12.2008
If there’s an award for the most excerpts published from a memoir manuscript, I’m definitely in the running. My memoir, BLOOD STRANGERS, about three generations of adoption and absent fathers in my family, has been excerpted in five journals and three anthologies. One was nominated for a Pushcart...