When you write a memoir, you have to choose from an overwhelming amount of memories to find the themes that focus your story. You begin with your passion and the joy of writing your story and then need to decide what to include and how to move from telling to showing.
Scenes are the engine of a story. Scenes invite bring readers into the now moment and allow them to walk in your shoes and experience life as you lived it. We’ll talk about the necessary elements in a scene and how you can use them to get the reader involved in your story.
We will begin with an exercise that helps you select your important moments and themes and move into writing a scene.