Memoir Writing Resources from the Toronto Public Library Website 

Specific Websites for Memoirs
http://www.extraordinarylives.com : Memoir Writing guides, Resource List
http://writingmemoirs.suite101.com : A guide to writing & researching memoirs, autobiographies & biographies
http://www.turningmemories.com : Turning Memories into Memoirs; a memoir writing how-to info site

Specific Blog Articles for Memoir Writing
1. http://minnieapolis.newsvine.com/_news/2008/10/06/1960751-writing-your-memoirs-a-page-or-two-at-a-time
2. http://www.thetrendsetter.org/2007/09/24/creative-nonfiction-memoir-how-to-write-a-memoir
3. http://the-writing-bug.blogspot.com/2008/06/memoir-writing-scoop.html

Want to read a book?
Some suggested titles that can be borrowed from Toronto Public Library:



Additional Reading Suggestions from Monday Memoir Writers 
Adaurm Kara - Naked Drunken Writings
Carr, Mary - Liar's Club
Choy, Wayson - Paper Shadows: A Chinatown Childhood, Not Yet: A Memoir of Living and Almost Dying
Claxton, Eve - World's Best Memoir Writing
DeSalvo, Louise - Writing as a Way of Healing
Didion, Joan - A Year of Magical Thinking, The White Album
Goldberg, Bonni - Room to Write
Goldberg, Natalie: Wild Mind. Old Friend From Far Away. Writing Down the Bones
King, James - Etienne's Alphabet
King, Stephen - On Writing
Latta, Ruth - Life Writing
Myers, Linda Joy - The Power of Memoir: How to Write Your Healing Story
Pannabaker, Dr. James - Writing to Heal
Rainer, Tristan - Your Life As Story
Roerbach, Bill - Writing Life Stories
Slater, Nigel - Toast
Thomas, Abigail - Three Dog LIfe,  Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
Winokur, Jon - Advice to Writers
Zinsser, William - Writing About Your Life:  A Journey into the Past


Monday Memoir Writers' Blogs
Ernie LaCasse - http://uncaernysstories.blogspot.ca/
Brett Boyd - http://underheroinskies.com
James J. Matthews - http://memoirslam.blogspot.ca/    http://canadiancommonsense.blogspot.ca   http://captainsnark.freeforums.net
Michael Davis - http://blyndpapaya.blogspot.com   http://teedavis611.blogspot.com

Memoir Websites and Blogs
50 Top Blogs re: Memoirs - http://www.networkedblogs.com/topic/memoir/
Allyson Latta: Memoir Writing and More - http://www.allysonlatta.ca/
Go to http://technorati.com and search for "Memoir Writing" - 90 blogs on the subject were listed when I looked

Tips on Writing Memoirs:
http://www.squidoo.com/writingmemoir
http://www.ghostwriter-needed.com/tips-on-writing-memoirs.html
http://www.capturingmemories.com/tips.html
http://www.rd.com/money/great-tips-on-how-to-write-your-memoir/
Mark Twain's advice on writing memoirs

Self-Publishing - http://lulu.com
Writing Prompts - http://www.tomslatin.com/50-more-journal-writing-prompts/
642 Things to Write About: http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/642%20things%20to%20write%20about

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Last update, July, 2016