"Turning Memories Into Memoirs is lively, timely, and practical" -- Yankee Magazine
"very beneficialhelps writers get off to a great start." -- ALA Booklist
The author's advice is simple to understand and easy to follow.
Ledoux teaches you how to organize and prioritize your stories so that you will be sure to begin with memories that best exemplify the life you have lived.
Ledoux's Turning Memories Into Memoirs offers advice for planning and adhering to a regularly scheduled writing time.
A must-have for anyone writing a memoir -- one could say "The Joy of Cooking" for memoirists. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Kitty Axelson-Berry
I wish I had this book when I was writing my own memoir! I had to go through the school of hard knocks to learn what I could have learned from the book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Maurice L. Monette
Denis Ledoux's advice is spot on. And he delivers in in a clear, understandable way. Well organized. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bill Andrews
It's a little hokey for my taste. Especially after reading people like Theo Nestor, Anne Lamott, and Patricial Hampl.Published 4 months ago by Emily
I love Denis's book. It is so real. It shows that people need to get close and personal to their past, to enhance the human aspects of their life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by burnside robert
As one who values and encourages life writing, I find plenty of people who know they have great family stories but are intimidated at the thought of writing them down. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Linda Austin - MoonbridgeBooks
The Denis Ledoux handbook for writing lifestories (TMIM) is a classic. I have used it in my classes for ten years and the students find it readable, as well as helpful. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Justine Kuntz
Since this book is about truth-telling, a bit of truth-telling from me first: I know author Denis Ledoux and helped edit this book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Wintergreen
Over my many years I have been fascinated with Ancestry, especially with my own family. As a little kid, I was fortunate enough to sit on my great grandmother's lap and listen to... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Richard L. Hill