Your Memoir Needs an Outstanding Subtitle

By Linda K. Thomas
Linda K. Thomas

Originally posted at Spiritual Memoirs 101. Re-posted by permission.

Have you noticed that we seldom find a subtitle on a novel? It seems that subtitles belong to the realm of non-fiction—and what a gift someone gave us when he or she invented subtitles. (A subtitle follows a title, and the two are separated by a colon.)

Your memoir’s subtitle can help accomplish your

A Believer’s Story: A Mini-Memoir

By Cherry Kavanaugh
Cherry and Dan Kavanaugh


I’m a little bit hesitant to share my story. Not because I’m shy—my family and friends know I’m not, even though I don’t talk a lot. I just give all the talking to my husband, which I regret sometimes—kidding! I’m hesitant because I might use poor grammar or my accent might not be understood. Oh, wait, what accent? Then I realized this is a chance