Do you know what a memoir is? Yes, it has something to do with the word memory, but it’s what someone does with a memory that turns it into a memoir. It’s an account of one’s personal life and experiences usually shared in reading form. Some could say it’s a different type of autobiography being its usually from the person who shares, not all, but a certain experience of their life.
Have you ever had one huge thought rolling in your mind while driving, and right then and there a perfect song starts to play? That happened to me a few years back. My thought? I was close to being done with my book’s first draft, and being I love music, I wanted to put a song at the end that would somehow help describe my story.
Has anyone ever said to you, “You should make one” or “You really should do it”? Come on, be honest. Most likely you have heard those words.And I bet “No. I’m not one to do that” was your answer.Off-and-on for years I kept hearing, “You should write a book about what happened.”Each time my response was sweet and simple. “No, I can’t write a book,” and left it at that. As years went by, I then used the excuse, “No. I can’t write. Plus, it happened so long ago.”