Kathi and Michele are together at The Red House with Susy Flory. Today in the first of two parts they share one memoir that has impacted their writing. Kathi, Michele and Susy discuss Educated by Tara Westover, Lit by Mary Karr, and Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien.
In today’s episode, you will know:
- How the hard story can impact you as a reader when the message is credible
- Why the opening scene is critical to tell the reader loads of information without writing loads of information
- The importance of creating a scene for the reader to step into
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- Educated by Tara Westover
- Lit by Mary Karr
- Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien
- The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr
- The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr
- The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery
Join us for next week’s episode (Part 2) when we talk more on using memoir techniques in your writing. You won’t want to miss it!
Meet Our Guest
Speaker and New York Time Best Seller
Susy Flory is the New York Times bestselling author or co-author of eleven books. Her newest book, out in 2017, is an astronaut memoir with the only man ever to fly in space and climb Mount Everest. Susy directs the West Coast Christian Writers Conference, in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can find out more about Susy at www.susyflory.com.
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