Have You Written a Memoir?

Marketing Christian Books

Memoirs are a growing genre in publishing. This category has grown steadily over the past few years for the Christian Small Publisher Book of the year award (now the Christian Indie Awards). About 10% of the books nominated fall into the Memoir category.

In fact, one magazine stated that “ours is the era of Everybody’s Autobiography”. Many independently published authors write memoirs. These authors feel that they have something to share with others from their own life experiences. Additionally, writing a memoir often helps authors gain a new perspective on their life, while writing about difficult times can provide healing for life’s pain.

BookNet Canada, a non-profit organization that develops technology, standards, and education to serve the Canadian book industry recently released four “Dive Deep” studies. Each of these studies looks at the demographics for book buyers of different genres. So far, the four studies…

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3 Comments

  1. Thank you, for reading my blog and reblogging my post. I appreciate it. I find your blog to be very informative. It has everything I love writing, books, and a lot o f knowledge. Thank you, for sharing all of it with us!

    1. You are most welcome Cheryl! Thank you for reading mine.

  2. Great to hear memoir is becoming more popular. We’re in the right place Lynette. 🙂 Thanks for sharing.

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