Memoir Writing Resources from the Toronto Public Library Website 

Specific Websites for Memoirs : Memoir Writing guides, Resource List : A guide to writing & researching memoirs, autobiographies & biographies : Turning Memories into Memoirs; a memoir writing how-to info site

Specific Blog Articles for Memoir Writing

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 -
Brett Boyd -
James J. Matthews -
Michael Davis -

Memoir Websites and Blogs
50 Top Blogs re: Memoirs -
Allyson Latta: Memoir Writing and More -
Go to and search for "Memoir Writing" - 90 blogs on the subject were listed when I looked

Tips on Writing Memoirs:
Mark Twain's advice on writing memoirs

Self-Publishing -
Writing Prompts -
642 Things to Write About:

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Last update, January 2018