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Write Your Life Story and Get it Published: Teach Yourself

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 368 Nombre de pages
If you have ever wanted to create a written account of your life, you will find in here all the practical advice, creative insight... Lire la suite
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If you have ever wanted to create a written account of your life, you will find in here all the practical advice, creative insight and technical tools you will need to preserve your story for years to come as well as publish it for others to enjoy.

'Sound, solid advice, crisply presented and with good ideas for exercises to get the creative juices flowing.'

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

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Perfect for non-writers who want to tell their story, creative guidance is combined with practical information on sources, structure, and publication For anyone who has wanted to write down their life story but never found the time or the confidence, this is the perfect book. It will help aspring storytellers to find a style that suits them, collect and structure all the information needed, plan their story, and discover their voice. It also explains how to gather anecdotes and other information from different sources, plan and structure the work, and, ultimately, how and where to publish.



Résumé

If you have 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, collect and structure all the information you need, plan your story and discover your voice. In reading this book you will learn how to gather anecdotes and other information from your different sources, plan and structure your work and, ultimately, how and where to publish, guided by a highly experienced and prize-winning winning author.

NOT GOT MUCH TIME?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

AUTHOR INSIGHTS
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

TEST YOURSELF
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of writing your life story.

FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

TRY THIS
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.



Contenu

Chapter 1 - Types of memoir Chapter 2- Reasons for writing memoirs Chapter 3 - Making a start Chapter 4 - Using triggers Chapter 5 - Family Research Chapter 6 - expanding the search Chapter 7 - Background research Chapter 8 - Photographs Section two Chapter 9 - Format Chapter 10 - Handling information Chapter 11 - Writing the memoir Chapter 12 - Writing style Chapter 13 - adding colour Chapter 14 - Second draft Chapter 15 - Illustrating Section three Chapter 16 - Final product Chapter 17 - Blogs Chapter 18 - other outlets Section four Chapter 19 - Building on your achievement

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Write Your Life Story and Get it Published: Teach Yourself
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Code EAN: 9781444103212
ISBN: 978-1-4441-0321-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Hodder & Stoughton
Genre: Art et littérature
nombre de pages: 368
Poids: 348g
Taille: H198mm x B130mm x T17mm
Année: 2010

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