Salt & Sage Books

Salt & Sage Books

We are a creative community of devoted readers, writers, and editors, and we’ve brought together our diverse skills and experiences in a single welcoming place, to help writers like you.

Welcome to the final week of our Memoir Soiree! If you follow us on social media, you’ve been seeing our prompts all week. Here’s a roundup of the third week’s prompts.

If you want some company, come join our sprint group!

We hope your memoir project has been a wonderful experience for you. Your story matters.

If you’re telling a unique story and would like a personalized prompt list (i.e. for military service, immigrant families, or religious oriented stories), drop us a line in the comments and let us know what you’d like to see! We’ll be offering unique memoir packages later this year.

Week 4 Prompts (days 23-30)

  1. What has been the greatest challenge of your life?
  2. Who do you wish you could see again?
  3. What word or trait do you want people to associate with you?
  4. Who has been the most important person in your life?
  5. How has your life been different than what you’d imagined?
  6. What wisdom would you give to your great-grandchildren?
  7. How would you like to be remembered?
  8. What’s a funny story about you?

Join the Conversation

Other Posts You Might Like

Salt and Sage Book Coach

  Jul 14, 2019

Hire a Book Coach! Do you have a notebook full of story ideas, but you’re not sure how to turn it into an outline? Do you have an outline, but you suspect you have some plot holes? Do you have a rough draft, but you know your story could be stronger? Read More

Confessions of a Sensitivity Reader

  Nov 21, 2019

You have a great book. You have written an awesome book. And so it happens that you have written, let’s say, a transgender character. They might be the protagonist, or their friend, their lover, their sibling… but you are not trans yourself. You have done research: you’ve read trans activists; you’ve watched them on YouTube, Instagram, or Twitter; you are slightly aware of trans rights are in your area. Read More

BOOKS THAT SEE US: I Was Born For This, by Alice Oseman

  Oct 1, 2019

Books That See Us is an ongoing series of book reviews where Salt and Sage Books editors and sensitivity readers share representation done well. Today, our beloved David Pena reviews Alice Oseman’s I Was Born For This. David Pena Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, David is an editor and writer with a background in Psychology who loves books as much as he loves people. Read More