Let's Talk Memoir

Episode 9 ft. Debi Lewis

Brooke Warner

Debi Lewis joins Let’s Talk Memoir for a conversation on best practices for writing about our children, navigating the medical memoir, positioning books to make them appealing to publishers, and how she broke into The New York Times and sold her book during a global pandemic.

Also in this episode:

  • Rewriting drafts from scratch
  • Using texts and messages as manuscript material
  • Discovering a memoir’s structuring principle

Debi Lewis is the author of Kitchen Medicine: How I Fed My Daughter out of Failure to Thrive and has written for outlets including The New York Times, Bon Appetit, Huffington Post, Romper, Wired, and more. She lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two teenaged daughters. You can learn more about her at https://www.debilewis.com and follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @growthesunshine.

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