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Your life is a book : how to craft and publish your memoir

Author: Brenda Peterson; Sarah Jane Freymann
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, 2014.
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Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals. Your Life is a Book guides budding writers though the transformative process of memoir writing to publication. In addition to exploring the unique elements of crafting a memoir'story arc, point of view, dialogue, where to start (not the beginning!)'Your Life is a Book also focuses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Peterson; Sarah Jane Freymann
ISBN: 9781570619311 157061931X
OCLC Number: 883353034
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part 1: Crafting your memoir. Start anywhere --
Follow the thread --
Your world as a writer --
Field notes on your life --
Showing up: creating a character of the self --
Where am I?: a sense of place and time --
Eat, pray, love --
Travel memoirs: journeys in and out --
The music of memoir: finding your own voice --
My family and other animals --
Spiritual memoirs --
The truth, the truth, and nothing but? --
"Foodoirs" and feeding the hungry writer --
Your legacy --
Part 2: getting serious about publishing. Better blogging --
Agents --
Editors --
Book critics --
Memoirists --
Handling rejection --
Indie publishing. --
Epilogue: your stories will change you.
Responsibility: Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann.
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Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals. Your Life is a Book guides budding writers though the transformative process of memoir writing to publication. In addition to exploring the unique elements of crafting a memoir'story arc, point of view, dialogue, where to start (not the beginning!)'Your Life is a Book also focuses on the self-exploration, awareness, and understanding that this emotional literary project triggers. With proven writing exercises and prompts, this book is a practical and enlightening guide to perfecting the art of memoir writing. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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