Teach Yourself How To Write Your Life Story / Edition 1

Teach Yourself How To Write Your Life Story / Edition 1

by Ann Gawthorpe
     
 

Write the greatest story ever--yours!

If you've ever wanted to write down your life story, but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you. It will help you to find a style that suits you, to collect and structure all the information you need, to plan your story and discover your voice. There are lots of practical tips and reassuring

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Overview

Write the greatest story ever--yours!

If you've ever wanted to write down your life story, but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you. It will help you to find a style that suits you, to collect and structure all the information you need, to plan your story and discover your voice. There are lots of practical tips and reassuring advice if you're feeling daunted, and there is a complete list of all the options available for publishing your book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071625852
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
07/15/2009
Series:
Teach Yourself Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,472,285
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ann Gawthorpe is a prize-winning professional writer. A journalist, author and radio presenter, she has first-hand experience of helping family members write down their own life stories.

Table of Contents

TEACH YOURSELF HOW TO WRITE YOUR LIFE STORY

Section one

Ch 1: Types of Memoir

Ch 2: Reasons for writing memoirs

Ch 3: Making a start

Ch 4: Using triggers

Ch 5: Family Research

Ch 6: Expanding the search

Ch 7: Background research

Ch 8: Photographs

Section two

Ch 9: Format

Ch 10: Handling information

Ch 11: Writing the memoir

Ch 12: Writing style

Ch 13: Adding colour

Ch 14: Second draft

Ch 15: Illustrating

Section three

Ch 16: Final product

Ch 17: Blogs

Ch 18: Other outlets

Section four

Ch 19: Building on your achievement

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