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Writing your legacy : the step-by-step guide to crafting your life story

Author: Richard Campbell; Cheryl Svensson
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, ©2015 [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Writing your life story can grant you insight and clarity, help you heal past wounds, and serve as a treasured account you'll be proud to share. Your story deserves to be told. Capture the spirit of your life with Writing Your Legacy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Campbell; Cheryl Svensson
ISBN: 9781599638775 1599638770
OCLC Number: 910570916
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Surveying the landscape --
Part one: Laying the foundation. Preparing the groundwork: why write your life story? --
Creating the blueprint: ways people tell their stories --
Laying the first brick: preparing to write your life story --
The big picture: perceiving with all the senses --
Self-expression: your personal style --
The hero of your domain: viewpoint and perspective --
Shared rooms: interviewing others who were along for the journey --
Secrets in the cellar: digging up old memories --
Appraisals and repairs: healing through writing --
Bringing down the house: using humor in your writing --
Scaffolding: building the story from the inside out --
Reaching beyond yourself: multiple perspectives --
Part two: Building the walls. Legacy theme 1: forks in the road --
Legacy theme 2: my family, my self --
Legacy theme 3: the meaning of wealth --
Legacy theme 4: my life's work --
Legacy theme 5: self-image and well-being --
Legacy theme 6: the male-female equation --
Legacy theme 7: the end of life --
Legacy theme 8: from secular to spiritual --
Legacy theme 9: my life goals --
Legacy theme 10: my legacy letter --
Adding rooms: 25 additional legacy themes --
Part three: Trim work. Adding the finishing touches --
Street appeal: deciding on a final presentation format --
Conclusion: Preparing your open house: uncorking the champagne.
Responsibility: Richard Campbell M. Ed., Cheryl Svensson, Ph. D.

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Writing your life story can grant you insight and clarity, help you heal past wounds, and serve as a treasured account you'll be proud to share. Your story deserves to be told. Capture the spirit of your life with Writing Your Legacy.

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