Getting started can be a daunting thing, especially when you're writing the stories of your life. But there are basic techniques that help you get started. And keep going.
I encourage you to remember and reflect and recount and rejoice, for these are the memories that have shaped you as a woman of character...as a broad worth remembering!
Joyce Boatright, author of Telling Your Story: A Basic Guide to Memoir Writing, has been writing memoir since 1991. She is the president-elect of Story Circle Network.