Writing Life Stories : How to Make Memories into Memoirs, Ideas into Essays, and Life into Literature (Paperback)

Author: Roorbach, Bill

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Writing Life Stories is a classic text that appears on countless creative nonfiction and composition syllabi the world over. This updated 10th anniversary edition gives readers the same friendly instruction and stimulating exercises along with updated information on current memoir writing trends, ethics, Internet research, and even marketing ideas. Readers will discover how to turn their untold life stories into vivid personal essays and riveting memoirs by learning to open up memory, access emotions, shape scenes from experience, develop characters, and research supporting details. With creativity sparking ideas from signing a form releasing yourself to take risks in your work to drawing a map of a remembered neighborhood, this book is full of innovative techniques that prove that real stories are often the best ones.


Publisher F & W Media Inc
Mfg Part# 9781582975276
SKU 205688476
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1582975272
Release Date 7/1/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0296
Publisher Writers Digest Books

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