Find Your Story Write Your Memoir

Author: Lynn C. Miller
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Pres
ISBN: 0299293130
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Individual chapters focus on key issues and challenges, such as the balance between the remembering narrator and the experiencing narrator, the capacity to honor the subjective voice, the occasion of telling (why does this narrator tell ...

Write Your Memoir

Author: Allan Hunter
Publisher: Findhorn Press
ISBN: 1844092526
Size: 15.89 MB
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Drawing from more than 25 years of literary know-how and modeled after a 15-week college course, this manual provides guidance for seekers wishing to delve further into self-exploration through writing.

Memoir Writing For Dummies

Author: Ryan Van Cleave
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118414659
Size: 11.81 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Remember the past — put on your research cap and uncover your memories Get over writer's block — find out how to deal with distractions and focus on the task Write your first draft — develop your structure, setting, characters, and ...

Writing Selling Your Memoir

Author: Paula Balzer
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1599631350
Size: 24.66 MB
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Drawing on her experience working with New York Times best-selling memoirists, literary agent Paula Balzer carefully explores the genre and provides readers with step-by-step instruction on how to:Identify strong opening and closing ...

Telling Your Story

Author: Marva K. Blackmore
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781540544674
Size: 33.11 MB
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Her approach will help you leave a written legacy of the stories in your life -- moments of laughter, periods of sadness, as well as times of joy and astonishment.

Breaking Ground On Your Memoir

Author: Brooke Warner
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 1631520113
Size: 72.37 MB
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Isn't that what you appreciate most about their story? The truth is, human beings
need and want to know how other people are living, how they sort out life and
death and loss and joy and discovery and tragedy and everything in between. As
hard as it can be to open up in this way, it's also a wonderful thing you're doing
when you share your story with the world. Writing memoir can also be healing.
Numerous studies have shown that writing the truth has a lot of healing power,
not only ...

Dissonance

Author: Lisa Lenard-Cook
Publisher: Santa Fe Writer's Project
ISBN: 1939650127
Size: 44.41 MB
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Lisa Lenard-Cook. Lisa Lenard-Cook is the PEN-shortlisted author of the novels
Dissonance (originally published by UNM Press) and Coyote Morning (UNM
Press), and the writing guides The Mind of Your Story (Writer's Digest Books) and
(with Lynn C. Miller) Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir (University of Wisconsin
Press), as well as numerous trade nonfiction and ghosted books. Her short fiction
has appeared in Southwest Review, Rosebud, Puerto del Sol, and other journals.

Memoir Your Way

Author: The Memoir Roundtable
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510707522
Size: 20.23 MB
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The techniques presented in this chapter are simple tips anyone can use to make
a memoir memorable. To review, here are the five steps: 1. Choose a moment. 2.
Show that moment. 3. Arrange the moments in an artful way. 4. Treat your writing
like PlayDoh. 5. Trust the details and trust your voice. If writing your memoir
energizes you and you find yourself wanting to delve even more deeply into
writing, we recommend Ralph Fletcher's How to Write Your Life Story (Collins,
2007).

From Memory To Memoir Writing The Stories Of Your Life

Author: Mark David Gerson
Publisher: MDG Media International
ISBN: 1497466075
Size: 15.50 MB
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You and your memoir are individual entities. Just because these are stories of
your life does not mean that you know the best way to shape and structure them...
or even the best way to tell them. Just because you think you know what your
memoir is about when you begin, doesn't mean you're right. As I wrote in “Your
Story Knows Best,” every book is its own sentient entity. And even though that
entity is an expression of your life story, it's an entity that knows itself better than
you ever ...