Quiz: What is Memoir?
The Quiz about Memoir and Writing
There is much confusion about a memoir definition. People use the words autobigraphy, memoir, biography and creative non-fiction interchangeably. Is that correct? No!
This quiz will help you understand the terms, their meanings and find out a bit more about writing and techniques in general.
Additionally, we will learn of memoir examples, books and prompts that will help you on the road to becoming a memoirist.
Do you know the answers? Let's find out!
Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past
William Zinsser is funny, poignant and a born teacher. He engages his readers and while he's telling you a story, you actually learn something. This was one of the first books about writing memoir that I read. I highly recommend it!
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Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing Lifestories
An excellent reference book for anyone writing a memoir. Writing styles, how to start, what to leave out, the whole book is full of very helpful information!
Writing & Selling Your Memoir: - How to Craft Your Life Story So That Somebody Else Will Actually Want to Read It
Indispensable reference book for aspiring memoirists and even authors in general! Paula Balzer, literary agent, walks you through every step of writing memoir with humor, respect and the know-how of an agent that represents bestselling memoirists. Take heed!
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What is Memoir
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