The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

Why Do We Read Memoirs?

Are we hoping for tragedy or triumph?

Humans love stories; it’s how we share our lives and often how we try to make sense of the world.

As an aspiring memoir writer, I need to know what makes readers want to delve deeper into other people’s experiences. So this year, I kept asking memoir readers Why do you read these true stories? What are you hoping to find in the book

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We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Cindy Heath

Cindy Heath

I’ve been a farmer, homesteader, entrepreneur, and more. Always curious and still hopeful. If you are, too, read along and follow me at cindyheathwrites.com.

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