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Fearless confessions : a writer's guide to memoir

Author: Sue William Silverman
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Everyone has a story to tell. Fearless Confessions is a guidebook for people who want to take possession of their lives by putting their experiences down on paper-or in a Web site or e-book. Enhanced with illustrative examples from many different writers as well as writing exercises, this guide helps writers navigate a range of issues from craft to ethics to marketing and will be useful to both  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue William Silverman
ISBN: 9780820331669 082033166X
OCLC Number: 276338608
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Writing) 2009
Description: xi, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The longest paragraph --
Savory words : the first bite of your story --
Writing on key : a few notes about theme --
Plotting your life --
Between innocence and experience : finding your voice(s) --
Mock moons and metaphor : crafting memoir into art --
Writing in style --
Marketing your memoir --
Confessional and (finally) proud of it --
Appendix 1. The meandering river : an overview of the subgenres of creative nonfiction --
Appendix 2. Three confessional essays --
Appendix 3. For your reading pleasure : four full-length essays --
Appendix 4. Reading list of contemporary creative nonfiction.
Responsibility: Sue William Silverman.

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Suitable for people who want to take possession of their lives by putting their experiences down on paper - or in a Web site or e-book, this title helps writers navigate a range of issues from craft  Read more...

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Fearless Confessions is a must. Silverman's discussion of the Voice of Innocence and the Voice of Experience is sure to become a classic. This book is truly indispensable. - Suzanne Paola, author of Read more...

 
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