How to Write a Memoir: 6 Creative Ways to Tell a Powerful Story

M. Shannon Hernandez
By M. Shannon Hernandez
Originally posted on The Write Life. Re-posted with permission.

Whether you curl up with memoirs on a frequent basis or pick one up every now and again, you know powerful memoirs have the capacity to take you, as a reader, for an exhilarating ride.

I’m a connoisseur of memoirs. In the past seven years, I might have read three books that weren’t part of the memoir genre. Not only