how to write a misery memoir

"Imagine that your parents didn't beat you up, that you were only slightly bullied at school, that you only get pissed from time to time and that you haven't got a fatal illness. How does that make you feel? Inadequate, I should think. Who is going to want to read your life story? Even the market for misery memoirs has its limits and no one is going to be interested in the heartfelt pain of being rather ordinary. But don't let that hold you back. Because if you are really determined to spill your guts, you can. Here's how."