Looking for advice from people who read and enjoy memoirs!
I’ve found I have dozens of stories in this hiking genre and I don’t know what would be the most effective way to organize them so my readers would remain interested and follow the VERY LOOSE “plot” line. My options (as far as I know but there may be others I haven’t thought of) are:
Chronologically — I think this is inevitable to some extent, but is it a good way to organize the stories into a whole?
Thematically — I’ve found some themes. It seems there was a whole period of time where hiking was a kind of spiritual practice; that’s a theme. There are animal encounters that could be a theme.
Geographically — most of the stories happen in one place, but not all.
Since I never anticipated writing a memoir and I don’t read them, I could really use advice from people who do read and enjoy…
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