We write to taste life twice...

ANAIS NIN

Home 2019-05-23T02:46:48+00:00

A Letter from Paris…

A true story of hidden art, lost romance, and family reclaimed…

BUY NOW IN AUSTRALIA / UNITED KINGDOM
Out October 1 in the US – pre-order here!
LOUISA DEASEY ON RADIO FRANCE
LOUISA DEASEY ON BBC WORLD SERVICE PODCAST

Bonjour! I’m Louisa.

If you love non-fiction (like me!) and dream of writing and publishing a book, you’ve come to the right place.

For the past twenty years I’ve worked as a journalist, editor, copywriter, authored two memoirs, a course, and an e-book on the structure of memoir.

My second memoir, A Letter From Paris is about uncovering my late father’s life in France through a pile of handwritten letters found in a Parisian attic, and my journey across the world to piece it all together. I’m now working on publishing his memoir of life in France in the 1950’s, found hidden in a vault at the State Library Victoria.

If you’d like to learn how to write a memoir, I share loads of tips and tricks in my weekly blogs. Or maybe you’d like to work 1:1? I offer coaching, editing, manuscript feedback and courses here.

Louisa

LATEST BLOG POSTS

  • Heroines Journey

What makes a great memoir heroine

17/05/2019|

“She puts on her armor, mounts her modern-day steed, leaves loved ones behind, and goes in search of the [...]

  • index cards and pictures of Paris illustrate how to outline your memoir

A quick way to outline your memoir

11/05/2019|

Has an idea for a memoir been pulling you out of bed in the night, but you just don’t [...]

Memoir study: My Paris Dream by Kate Betts

05/05/2019|

My Paris Dream took me on a journey away from the torn back-muscle that kept me bed-ridden this week, [...]

DO YOU WANT TO WRITE A LITERARY MEMOIR?
Download my 5-step memoir checklist to find out where to start!