So-called writer's block is often the result of too much, rather than too little--so many notes, pictures, clippings, and good ideas that when it's time to write, you're overwhelmed and get "blocked."

Some do's & don'ts:

Focus & filing beat block.

Memoir-writing tips from a professional editor and historian

Writing the history of your life, family, or other subject close to your heart
is rewarding--and challenging. To help maximize the rewards and meet the challenges, here are some tips to take you from planning to print:

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