Every ordinary life story is extraordinary!

Every ordinary life story is extraordinary!

Your “Extraordinary” Life

Write My Memoirs has undergone another remodel to help you fulfill your memoir-writing aspirations. We’ve redesigned the timeline, a key feature that reminds you of important events in your life as you’re writing. We’ve simplified the options for our writing and publishing services that give your memoir a professional touch if you choose.

Our new tagline—“Every ordinary life is extraordinary”—expresses how we approach the goal of writing an autobiography. No one was born into your life except you, with challenges and decisions that are yours alone. We’ve edited and published enough memoirs from “ordinary” people to know that each life is unique, and all experiences are rich with history and life lessons. Although the documentation of your life is especially interesting to your children and grandchildren, people in your community and beyond also benefit from a written account of what life was like for you in the 20th and 21st centuries.

If you think you may want to become an author as a profession, a memoir is a good place to start. “The memoir continues to be a popular genre in publishing, one that many authors choose as their first foray into writing a full-length book,” according to reedsy.com. But for many of the people who sign up here at Write My Memoirs, their life story is the only book they intend to write. That’s what we love the most—helping you to publish the story of your life not because you’re a writer, but because you’re YOU. We believe that every person’s journey makes a great book.

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Then just set up a chapter and start writing your memoir. Don’t worry about rules. There are no rules to writing your memoir; there are only trends. These trends are based on techniques and features identified in current top-selling memoirs. At best, they’re the flavor of the month. If you’re capturing your life in print for your family, for your own gratification or to inspire readers, rather than aiming to set off Hollywood screenplay bidding wars, these trends don’t even apply to you. You’ll write the memoir that suits you best, and it will be timeless, not trend-driven.There are no rules, but there are four steps:

1. Theme/framework
2. Writing
3. Editing/polishing
4. Self-publishing

You’ve researched this, too, and you’ve been shocked at the price for getting help with any one of those steps, much less all four. That’s because most memoir sites promise to commercialize your work. They’ll follow a formula based on current memoir trends, because they want to convince you that they can turn your memoir into a best-seller. These sites overwhelm you with unnecessary information not to help you, the memoir author, but to address Search Engine Optimization (SEO) algorithms so they can sell more.

That’s not what we do at Write My Memoirs. Our small community of coaches, writers and editors are every bit as skilled as any you’ll find, and we charge appropriately for their expertise and the time they’ll spend helping you craft a compelling, enjoyable read. But you won’t pay an upcharge for other websites’ commercialization, the marketing that follows, and the pages of intimidating “advice.” You can sell your book if you like—we have ISBNs available for you—but our organic process of capturing your story takes a noncommercial path.

If you want help with any or all of the four steps above, choose from our services or save money by selecting one of our packages. If you’d like to talk about what’s right for you, schedule a call. One year from now, you can be holding your published memoir in your hand. And at that point, it will be a big deal!