Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing Lifestories (Google eBook)
Soleil Press, Jan 1, 2006 - 272 pages
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 - Wayne Groner - Goodreads
“Write your stories—now!” That's Denis Ledoux's advice to would-be memoir writers. In this book he walks you through his simple and clearly articulated methods that help you remember more vividly ... Read full review
Review: Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing LifestoriesUser Review - loafingcactus - Goodreads
VERY PRACTICAL and included some very good case examples of how things can go wrong and many prompts for writing. That being said, I would suggest Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing ... Read full review