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Your Writing Coach 2nd ed: From Concept to Character, from Pitch to Publication by Jurgen Wolff

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Writing your autobiography or memoir to leave as a legacy to your children and grandchildren, or to turn into a book for sale to the general public, is one of the most fulfilling writing tasks you can take on. If your story is interesting enough, it may also be a good candidate for wider publication.

What’s the difference between an autobiography and a memoir?

Some people use the terms interchangeably, but in my view an autobiography is the story of your entire life, from birth to the present, whereas a memoir may focus on one aspect of your life or a selected series of incidents from it.

Will anybody really want to read my life story or memoir?

There are two approaches. One is writing ...

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