While working on my LoveChild memoir, I found the family photos my mother had kept invaluable.

Working with Photos for a Memoir

Assuming the reader knows who you are is one of the most common mistakes I see both in personal stories and fiction. When using the first person point of view, many writers just start telling the story, assuming that the reader knows who “I” is. I mean, the writer knows who “I” is, so why

Who are you? Writing from the first person point-of-view