There are some reasons why people write memoir: sharing their interesting personal life, understanding themselves, creating a legacy to the children or grandchildren, or getting attention from public. Although it talks about yourself, writing memoir is not as easy as you read it. You must show your very interesting moment of life, have knowledge in language and writing, do not expose yourself too much, and be sincere.
Tiap buku yang baik, baik fiksi maupun nonfiksi, selalu punya satu ide yang sederhana, mudah dipahami, tetapi tak terduga. Pembaca akan mengingat terus ide itu.