What Story and Why
How to Tell
Research is Fun
Denis Ledoux and The Memoir Network is a service and business dedicated to turning memories into memoirs.
it is much more. Ledoux, an accomplished writer, personal
historian and instructor is also a sharp businessman. He
regularly provides laser-like suggestions and instructions to those
interested in working in the field of personal history.
that end he offers in-depth workshops at his facility in Maine.
He also teaches with teleconferences.
The Memoir Network
is the umbrella of the various
workshops and resources of thememoirnetwork.com
They can help you
publish a book. They can provide writing coaching.
assist you to teach others through their curriculum. Their program of
leader certification for lifewriting professionals can provide those
interested in working in the field of lifewriting with credentials and
The centerpiece of Denis Ledoux's instruction is his excellent handbook, Turning Memories into Memoirs. I own a copy of the recently revised and expanded edition and it is full of valuable and helpful resources. It's written with clarity and it will inspire you to take the steps to write your story. You can order a copy through their e-bookstore.
of the cornerstones of memoir writing that Ledoux emphasizes is the memory list.
Scribe: A Writing Guide, How to Write the Stories
Behind Your Photographs is another helpful resource
targeting those who want to
add depth to the photos and images of their scrapbooks by writing the
connected to these pictures.