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write your memoir

Write Your Memoir In 15 Minutes A Day

As writer and critic Gore Vidal once said, “An autobiography tells the story of a life, while a memoir tells a story from a life.” You can write your memoir in 15 minutes a day.
three-act structure

The Three-act Structure: Formulaic or Foundational?

Focusing on the three-act structure and your nine plot points can help you construct a vibrant and meaningful narrative structure and bring your story to life.
structural language

Structural Language Is The Foundation Of A Great Story

When you compare the pace of the "substantial happenings" in your work to best-selling books, does yours hold up? Analyzing the structural language of a New York Times best seller can give you a whole new view of writing and how great stories are put together.
conflate

Conflate, and Tighten Up Your Story

When you conflate, you tighten your writing and move your story forward. With practice and persistence, you can make your lessons more powerful, enjoyable, and universal.
narrative structure

Narrative Structure, Part One: What It Is and How To Use It

Discussions about structure tend to offer formulas, though formulas often lead to formulaic stories. But an understanding of narrative structure is important: you have to know the rules before you break them.
book's structure

Lead Your Readers With Your Book’s Structure

Your book's structure is the tool that will gather up your readers and keep them following along with you; it's the tie that binds all the parts of your story together, from end to end, and in the middle too.
start writing a book

The First-timer’s Guide To Start Writing A Book

It’s the start of the new year – and it's finally time to write the book you've been thinking about. Except, you're not even sure how to start writing a book. If you dedicate yourself to the task, you can finish your book within a year.

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