Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing Lifestories (Google eBook)
Ideal for beginners and experienced writers; based on author's workshops in which thousands have learned to write personal and family stories since 1988. Substantially revised, reflecting author's extensive memoir experience in workshops, writer coaching and co-authoring. Includes how-to exercises, literary techniques, motivational supports, examples from workshops. New features include how to establish and maintain a writing life, how to craft a collection from individual stories, how to explore self-pubishing options, how to use archetypes to build characters, how to research via the Internet to build historical context. Plus 25 all new example lifestories, updated bibliography, 272 pages, 200+ historical photos.
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Review: Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing LifestoriesUser Review - Anonymous Because I Want to Be Honest - Goodreads
Borrowed it from the library, but didn't have the time to read it. Flipped through it. It seems Cliff Note-ish. Good for a beginner? Read full review
Review: Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing LifestoriesUser Review - Nita - Goodreads
I have no memory of this book other than it is a workbook. Sigh. Read full review