Resources for memoir writers

Guest post by Doug Macleod
  • The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr – a great (instructional) read by an author with a tremendous sense of humor. Also available on audiobook (read by the author).
  • Fall for the Book—  The Fairfax County Public Library System, George Mason University, and George Mason University Bookstore present an Annual Fall for the Book Festival. It is a collection of more than 100 internationally best-selling novelists and national book awards winners who present their books at various locations in Northern Virginia.  Check out the schedule online
  • The Fairfax County Public Library has a series of monthly free events for people who love to read and discuss books.
  •  The Fairfax County City of Fairfax Library Branch maintains a collection of books rich in regional history and genealogy. They offer one-on-one assistance with genealogy resources.


Doug Macleod is an amateur photographer who is currently compiling his family history.




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