How to Write Memoirs

Writing your memoirs draws on your imagination as well as on your memory. However skilled you are (or aren’t) at writing, people who have known you or who lived through some of the same eras you did (initially the sixties for me) will be interested in what you have to say. And if you suspect … Read more

Five Tips to Overcome Procrastination

There must be a lot more than five ways to stop procrastinating, but if you do these few things, I predict you’ll see a pleasing improvement in your workflow. I used to teach time management classes, and one of the things I would say to my students was “we teach what we need to learn.” … Read more

Start Your Memoirs By Making a List

To start memoirs, start with list-making. You can do this on a computer or on paper, at home or in a coffee shop, wherever you want. When I got serious about writing about my lfe, I decided right away that I would write a series of books. I did this because various parts of my … Read more