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If the leader is a published writer and/or an English teacher, he or she may give members the benefit or his or her expertise, but only if it is understood by everyone that that is one of the purposes of the group. Writing groups should not be conducted like a class. They work best as gatherings of writers for support and mutual gain. The Memoir Writing Group Although a memoir writing group is similar in some ways to other writing groups, there are a few ways in which it is very different. The major one is that it is deeply personal.
They will have more current information on your particular subject than other sources. They, too, may contain organizational bias so it would be wise not to rely on them alone. Publishers Weekly and Library Journal are excellent resources. They review thousands of books a year, most of them new. You can keep up with what is happening in the world of book publishing and learn what kinds of books are most popular. Literary Organizations Join organizations that are formed to put people together with similar interests, and try to attend their meetings regularly.