The following interview was done by Lisa Marie Basile on Suite 101.

Memoir Writing Tips:
Advice From The Memory Writers Network

Jerry Waxler, founder of "Memory Writers Network," shares some of his extensive memoir knowledge with writers. From learning how to write about one's life to remembering instances, Waxler provides writers with some insightful information about the oft-misunderstood and fear-inducing memoir.

Lisa Marie Basile: What is Memory Writers Network? What does it offer for readers and writers?

Jerry Waxler: In 2004, I became interested in developing my own memoir. I took classes and wrote a few anecdotes. To learn more, I began to study how other people wrote memoirs, and in 2007 I started a blog in order to share what I learned. Since then I have written more than 200 essays, book reviews, interviews, and writing prompts.


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