Memoirists are the bravest writers.

Helen Sedwick, author of Coyote Winds, believes “Memoirists are the bravest of writers.”

“In exploring the journeys of their lives, they [memoirists] delve into the private (and imperfect) lives of others. Can a memoirist write about surviving abuse without getting sued by her abuser? Can a soldier write about war crimes without risking a court-martial?

Helen answers these questions in her guest blog post “A Memoir is not a Voodoo Doll.”

We lead rich lives, most of us. Rich in experiences, in friendships, in family, and in our work. I think you can find riches to write about.  So, whatchya waitin’ for? Start writing. And don’t worry about a thing. Just write.

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