Your friends may urge you to write. If you speak, your audience may tell you the same thing. But they're not publishers; they don't know what sells.
Ordinary people do make great stories, such as Don Piper, but he did extraordinary things. With the proliferation of social media and the Internet, we can read hundreds of poignant, one-time-event stories.
Autobiographies and memoirs can be about ordinary people
if they do out-of-the-ordinary things.
Cec's new book for writers, is now available through OakTara.