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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

So, You Want To Write a Memoir: A Live Chat with Tessa Smith McGovern

So, You Want to Write a Memoir

Live-chat with author, memoirist, and digital publisher Tessa Smith McGovern
If you’ve ever written a blog, updated a Facebook status, tweeted your thoughts or texted a message you are part of the latest trends that have transformed writing through social media. The move from email to blogs to Facebook is ever evolving but one thing has remained constant: the need to tell our personal stories.

Award-winning author and founder of eChook Digital Publishing Tessa Smith McGovern will be chatting about what it takes to write and publish a short memoir, live on BookTrib 12/7 at 3 p.m. ET. Tessa will be here ready to answer all of your questions and discuss her three essential memoir-writing tips.

Whether you’re a seasoned writer, occasional journaler, or if you’ve never thought you could write something before, stop by, ask a question, and be entered to win lovely eChook prizes.

Tessa says: “Writing short memoir is often the best way to produce a strong piece of writing, and one of the easiest forms to get published.”


When: Wednesday, December 7 @ 3pm E.T.


About Tessa McGovern

Tessa is an award-winning writer, founder of eChook Digital Publishing, and teacher of Writing for Digital Media at Sarah Lawrence College.



  1. Oh, I've been contemplating a memoir! Very timely!

  2. Oh Poo! I just realized what the day is today! I missed it :-(

  3. Sorry Ang. :( If you want, I can inquire and see if there's a transcript or a recording.


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