Who’s the author

Authors write under pseudonyms for different reasons. During the 19th century, it was common for women writers to use masculine pen names for fear the public would not take them seriously otherwise. Chopin’s live-in girlfriend, Amandine Lucile Aurore Dupin, for example, wrote under the name George Sands. Following that rationale was Joanne Rowling’s decision a […]

What are you writing

What are you writing? Before exploring other tips I used, some of which might help you in writing your own memoir, I’d like to take a moment to discuss the difference between biography and autobiography, and between autobiography and memoir. Let’s take the first two. A biography is an account of a person’s life written […]