For business leaders, writers, and everyone in between, allowing yourself to be human, and vulnerable, goes a long way toward establishing trust. That doesn't make it easy.
A micro-memoir focuses on one moment – maybe only seconds long. Whether it's the actual start to your book, or just a way to get you to start the writing process, these little scenes will set the stage for the larger story.
I’ve met hundreds of people who have been through, learned, and discovered things that could change the world, and many ask, "Who am I to write a memoir?"
Memoirs are their own class of writing, but they have to adhere to the principles of great storytelling. Here are four things to consider before you write your memoir.
Without the "me" in your memoir – the fragile and imperfect person who lived the events in your story – you leave out the human element your readers long to connect with.
If your book is digitally published and available for download, you're eligible to enter The Writer's Digest Self-Published eBook Awards.