63 Of The Best Memoir Writing Prompts To Stoke Your Ideas

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You’re writing a memoir. But you’re not sure what questions or life lessons you want to focus on.

Even if only family members and friends will read the finished book, you want to make it worth their time. 

This isn’t just a whimsical collection of anecdotes from your life.

You want to convey something to your readers that will stay with them. 

And maybe you want your memoir’s impact to serve as your legacy — a testament to how you made a small (or large) difference. 

The collection of memoir questions in this post can help you create a legacy worth sharing.

So, if you don’t already have enough ideas for a memoir, read on. 

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Do You Know The 7 Steps Of The Writing Process?

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How much do you know about the different stages of the writing process? Even if you’ve been writing for years, your understanding of the processes of writing may be limited to writing, editing, and publishing. 

It’s not your fault. Much of the writing instruction in school and online focus most heavily on those three critical steps. 

Important as they are, though, there’s more to creating a successful book than those three. And as a writer, you need to know.   

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25 Of The Best Young Adult Publishers

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You’ve written a novel or nonfiction book for a young adult audience. Or you have a fantastic idea for one

The problem? You keep finding links to YA publishers who either don’t exist anymore or don’t accept unagented submissions. 

You don’t currently have an agent. But you don’t think that should hold you back. 

Welcome to our dead-link-free list of young adult publishers. We aim to make it easier to find the YA publishers most likely to love your book

Because, with or without an agent, your well-written YA book deserves a chance.

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How To Write Erotica: The Ultimate Guide

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Welcome to the Authority Pub guide on how to write good erotica. 

And by “good erotica,” I mean erotic fiction that pulls your readers in, gives them what they want, and keeps them interested all the way to the end. 

These stories can be anything from erotic microfiction to full-length erotica novels. And there are things you need to know about this genre before you dive in. 

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13 Key Questions To Ask Beta Readers

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Your book is ready for beta readers. And, whether it’s your first book or not, this is a big deal!

You’re wondering, though, where to find these beta readers, how many you need, and what questions you should ask them to get the most benefit from their time and attention.

We’ve been there, and you have our warmest congratulations and shared excitement!

With that, welcome to our list of helpful questions for beta readers. 

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The Ultimate List of 175 Tone Words for Writers

You already know, as a writer, that your choice of words conveys more than the literal meaning. But what are tone words, and what do they add to your writing

Tone words in literature draw you into someone else’s head by sharing some of the author’s perspective on what they’re describing. Tone words in an essay or blog post do the same.  

We’re not as objective as we like to think, after all. Our choice of words gives us away.

But they can also make your work more interesting and relatable to your reader.

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