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Writing Tips to Fortify Your Writing Resolutions

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Memoir Book Publishers: Market Spotlight

Recently, I launched this new Market Spotlight feature on the WritersMarket.com blog. Every Monday (sometimes Tuesday), I plan on spotlighting a …

Writing

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The Year of Magical Thinking

• <b>Author:</b> Joan Didion<p>From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage–and a life, in good times and bad–that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or …

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors

• <b>Author:</b> Ann Rule<p>#1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and queen of true crime Ann Rule’s sixteenth volume in her True Crime Files series, <i>Deadly Neighbors</i> delves into the unsolved case of a billionaire’s son mysteriously falling off a balcony to his death and more.<p>In July 2011, billionaire Jonah …

The Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Samantha Geimer<p>In this searing and surprising memoir, Samantha Geimer, "the girl" at the center of the infamous Roman Polanski sexual assault case, breaks a virtual thirty-five-year silence to tell her story and reflect on the events of that day and their lifelong repercussions.<p>March 1977, …

Methland

• <b>Author:</b> Nick Reding<p>Crystal methamphetamine is widely considered to be the most dangerous drug in the world, and nowhere is that more true than in the small towns of the American heartland. <i>Methland</i> is the story of the drug as it infiltrates the community of Oelwein, Iowa (pop. 6,159), a …

Brain on Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Susannah Cahalan<p>An award-winning memoir and instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, <i>Brain on Fire</i> is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.<p>When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, …

High Price

• <b>Author:</b> Carl Hart<p>High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies his scientific training to help save real lives. <br>Young Carl didn't see the …

Breaking Night

• <b>Author:</b> Liz Murray<p>In the vein of <i>The Glass Castle</i>, <i>Breaking Night</i> is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets, and who eventually made it into Harvard.<p>Liz Murray was born to loving but drug-addicted parents in the Bronx. In school she was taunted for her dirty …

Etched in Sand

• <b>Author:</b> Regina Calcaterra<p>Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope. <br>Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Her painful early life, however, was quite different. Regina and her four …

Trafficked

• <b>Author:</b> Sophie Hayes<p>The haunting, unforgettable memoir that took the UK by storm, <i>Trafficked</i> is a gripping first-hand account of a young woman who survived the horrors of human trafficking.<p>Sophie Hayes, a young, educated English woman, was spending an idyllic weekend in Italy with her seemingly …

My Story

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart<p>For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime<p>On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a …

Running with Monsters

• <b>Author:</b> Bob Forrest & Michael Albo<p><b>Celebrity Rehab star and Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest's memoir about his drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the '80s and '90s and his life-changing decision to become a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the unreachable.</b><p>Life has …

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

• <b>Author:</b> Hunter S. Thompson<p>This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the …

The Glass Castle

• <b>Author:</b> Jeannette Walls<p><b>Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.</b><p><b>MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST</b><br>The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (<i>Entertainment Weekly</i>) memoir …

In the Sanctuary of Outcasts

• <b>Author:</b> Neil White<p>"A remarkable story of a young man's loss of everything he deemed important, and his ultimate discovery that redemption can be taught by society's most dreaded outcasts." —John Grisham<p>"Hilarious, astonishing, and deeply moving." —John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of …

The Game

• <b>Author:</b> Neil Strauss<p>Hidden somewhere, in nearly every major city in the world, is an underground seduction lair. And in these lairs, men trade the most devastatingly effective techniques ever invented to charm women. This is not fiction. These men really exist. They live together in houses known as …

Unbearable Lightness

• <b>Author:</b> Portia de Rossi<p><i>“I didn’t decide to become anorexic. It snuck up on me disguised as a healthy diet, a professional attitude. Being as thin as possible was a way to make the job of being an actress easier . . .”</i><p>Portia de Rossi weighed only 82 pounds when she collapsed on the set of the …

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

• <b>Author:</b> Chelsea Handler<p>THE EAGERLY AWAITED COLLECTION OF PERSONAL ESSAYS FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MY HORIZONTAL LIFE<p>When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power -- vodka. You would too if you found out that your boyfriend was having an affair …

Independent Author

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“Writers end up…

“Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be …

Wild Mind Part 2

I began working my way through Natalie Goldberg’s <b>Wild Mind</b> several weeks ago. I’m reading the chapters and doing the exercises. Opening to wild …

Ordinary, Extraordinary

<i>“We must remember that everything is ordinary and extraordinary. It is our minds that open or close….Go so deep into something that you understand</i> …

On Writing: Natalie Goldberg