Publish Your Mini-memoir Here

Cave painting
Mini-memoirs have been around since cave dwellers drew on walls. In today’s world, SMITH Magazine was founded in 2006 to celebrate storytelling of all forms and claims credit for introducing the six-word memoir.

A mini-memoir also could be called flash memoir. No length is standard, or even generally accepted. Lengths vary from fewer than 100 words to no more than 1,000. Six Minute Magazine seeks memoirs that can be read in under six minutes. Howard Jacobson's The Swag Man is thirty-one pages, Alexandra Fuller’s Falling is

How to Write Your Memoir or Life Story

Cover of my book
You've probably seen comedy skits with people at a buffet table. One person scoops a veggie or chip into a dip bowl, takes a bite, and then dips the same piece again. A lot of fussing ensues between the double dipper and those nearby, and hopefully a lot of laughter.

I double dipped with the title of my new book, A Guide to Writing Your Memoir or Life Story, although not to be funny. Memoir is a type of life story. However, for people searching memoir or life story, I wanted my book to appear among results on the first page, although that's never guaranteed. The subtitle, Tools, Tips, Methods, and Examples, reveals more about the book than the title.

And in the interest of even more truthyness, the title of this post is misleading. My book is not really a how-to. Again, how to shows well in searches. The