Cameo Life Stories: Writing Guide for Everywoman : Penning Your Portrait in Words

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Blue Moon Books, 1999 - Autobiography - 260 pages
Cameo Life Stories Writing Guide for Everywoman is a complete guide to writing your memoirs. It is also the basic manual of the Cameo Life Stories program, which was created by Deborah Hansen Linzer to help women recall, organize and record their precious memories. This easy-to-read, practical book:
-- Outlines the eight key ingredients to successful life story writing
-- Describes a system for assembling the pieces of your life puzzle
-- Tells how to write well and without fear
-- Explains the Cameo Life Stories support system, including Cameo Circles
-- Details how to share your life story with your family, community and history archives
-- Provides excerpts of women's life stories as motivating examplesAbove all, Deborah gives every woman enthusiastic encouragement in undertaking the writing of her life story as a path of personal insight and self-esteem.

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About the author (1999)

Linzer was raised in South Dakota. She graduated from Augustana College with a major in English and completed her graduate course work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. After a 15 year career in public relations, she served as executive director of the Arizona Center for the Book, an affiliate of the National Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.

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