How to Increase Your Writing Productivity

In a perfect world, our days would be filled with limitless hours of writing time. However, ours is not a perfect world. At least mine isn't. Despite living in retirement, my days are still filled with what seem to be unending household chores, yard and gardening chores, errands, maintaining a small business other than my…

Tips for Self-Editing Narrative Nonfiction

A few weekends ago I attended a workshop on "Creating a Movie in the Reader's Mind: Self-editing for Narrative Nonfiction Writers." The workshop was sponsored by Oregon Writers Colony with C. Lill Ahrens serving as workshop leader.Initially the title for the workshop left me wondering what I would hear, see, learn in this single day. When…

How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal by Brooke Warner | A Review

How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book ProposalBy: Brooke WarnerPublisher: She Writes PressPublished: October 25, 2013Genre: NonfictionSource: AuthorSynopsis: How to Sell Your Memoir: 12 Steps to a Perfect Book Proposal offers memoirists an easy-to-follow formula to create a winning book proposal that will attract agents and editors. Brooke Warner is a former…