The Rebel Author Podcast

088 How to Write Memoir with Janelle Hardy

June 2, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • What memoir is
  • What memoir story structure is
  • Where the line between your truth, factual truth and story truth sits
  • How to use fairytales to help you write your memoir
  • How to include moments we’re not proud of authentically

This week’s question is: what would you call your memoir if you ever wrote one?

Recommendation of the week is: Effortless: Make it Easier to Do What Matters Most by Greg McKeown



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