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The Memoirist

Why You May Benefit From Writing a Memoir

It will rock your world. In a good way.

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I wish I’d known how life-changing writing my memoir could be. I might have tried it sooner—but then again, I might not have been ready.

It’s been tough, no doubt about it.

When I began, possibly confusing autobiography and memoir, I planned to start with my earliest memories…




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

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