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How to Bring Your Memoir To Life 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan® by Martha Jewett & Evan Marshall
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Because you don’t have to be a writer to write a memoir. 90 pages Published by The Marshall Plan®, 1 Pacio Court, Roseland, NJ 07068-1121 By Martha Jewett & Evan Marshall $10.00 Questions? Contact Us  Finally, the Guide You’ve Been Looking For Writing an interesting and exciting memoir is all about storytelling. And no one knows storytelling like Martha Jewett and Evan Marshall, creators of The Marshall Plan®. How to Bring Your Memoir to Life: 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan® is the first and only detailed guide that shows you how to apply the storytelling techniques of fiction- writing experts in your own memoirs. There is nothing like this book on the market today. Have you ever read a bestselling memoir and thought, “My life is as dramatic as this”? Have you ever wanted to write a memoir about an important life experience, but didn’t know how? Have you ever stayed up late to finish a memoir that was so good you couldn’t put it down—and then said, “Mine could be better”? Have you ever thought that it is up to you to write a family story—for the record, for your children and grandchildren, and for the generations to come? Do you want to leave a written legacy? Do you want to write a memoir fast—because you have lots of other fun things you’d rather be doing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need How to Bring Your Memoir to Life: 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan®. The Secret is the Modes This 90-page e-book shows you how to apply the seven fiction-writing Modes of The Marshall Plan® in memoir writing, and includes examples from best-selling memoirs. The 53 tips provide how-to guidance that is unique, practical, and a cinch to follow. With the examples from the finest memoirs on the market, you actually see each of the 53 tips in action!   All of the tips and techniques are fun and easy. Anyone can use them. You don’t have to be a writer at all. And here’s the best part: the techniques are the same ones professional writers use when they publish their fine memoirs.   The techniques revealed in How To Bring Your Memoir To Life: 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan® show you how to create a memoir that is: Lively Engaging Fast-paced Compelling Dramatic Realistic Fun to read Truthful Easy to understand Written from your viewpoint Writing a professional-quality memoir is only minutes away with The Marshall Plan®, no matter where you are in the memoir-writing process—just starting, revising, or giving your memoir the final polish. Because you don’t have to be a writer to write a memoir. About The Marshall Plan® The Marshall Plan® is a structured approach to writing fiction and nonfiction which offers logical, step-by-step guidance on formats and techniques that anyone can use to produce professional-quality writing—fast. The Marshall Plan® system originated with Evan Marshall’s The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing (1998), which has sold over 50,000 copies and remains a classic writing reference. Based on the idea that all you need to be a writer are the techniques professional writers use, the system has enabled novelists all over the world to write and publish their novels. The Marshall Plan® for Novel Writing has been available as software since 2009. The Marshall Plan® system’s fiction-writing techniques (called Modes) are used in memoir to bring your memoir to life. How To Bring Your Memoir To Life: 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan® (2013) defines, describes, and shows The Marshall Plan® Modes in action using examples from bestselling memoirs. Combining more than 60 years of experience in the book publishing industry as authors, ghost writers, developmental editors, acquisitions editors, editorial consultants, and literary agents, Martha Jewett and Evan Marshall create The Marshall Plan® products offering a fun, easy way for aspiring authors to achieve immediate writing success. Martha Jewett is a memoir advocate, editorial expert with an outstanding track record in book publishing, and co-creator of The Marshall Plan® series, a structured approach to writing fiction and nonfiction which helps writers get great results fast. Martha worked as a business book editor at major New York publishers including John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill, and Harper. She collaborated with authors to reach the widest possible audience—as developmental editor, acquisitions editor, editorial consultant, ghost writer, and independent literary agent. She was awarded The McGraw-Hill Corporate Award for Editorial Excellence. She blogs about memoir writing at writeyourmemoir.com. Evan Marshall is an internationally recognized expert on fiction writing and author of the “Hidden Manhattan” and “Jane Stuart and Winky” mystery series. A former book editor, for 30 years he has been a leading literary agent specializing in fiction. The Marshall Plan® Novel Writing Software, which he co-authored with Martha Jewett, is an adaptation of his bestselling The Marshall Plan® series. Read his articles on this site. ONLY HERE can you get your copy of How to Bring Your Memoir to Life: 53 Fiction-Writing Techniques from The Marshall Plan® ONLY $10.00
“Everyone has a story to tell. Jewett and Marshall have developed the ideal guide for helping you tell yours. –Nell Minow, author/publisher “One way to leave a lasting legacy is to write a powerful memoir. Martha Jewett and Evan Marshall show you how.” –Jeri Sedlar and Rick Miners, authors of Don’t Retire, Rewire!   “The Marshall Plan® has it all! I wish I had had it when I wrote my memoir.” –Cheryl Crane, New York Times bestselling author of Detour   “I can't think of a better guide to memoir writing than Martha Jewett, now partner and co-creator in The Marshall Plan® series for writers. Her experience, her expertise, and her unfailing enthusiasm and good cheer made my first book (co-authored with Nell Minow) one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.” –Robert A. G. Monks “Martha served as my literary agent, and proved expert at transforming non-fiction into a compelling story for a wide audience. You'll find none better.” –Dr. Timothy Clark, author of international bestseller Business Model You
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