How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days

Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating and Publishing Your Personal Story
Author(s): Roberta Temes
Original Publish Date: Mar 18, 2014
Product Number: EB00563772
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781621451525
Publisher: Reader's Digest
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How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days provides the framework for writers enthusiastic about telling their story, but wondering how to begin. Step-by-step techniques, culled from writers' workshops taught by the author, are presented in a welcoming, non-intimidating style. The prospect of writing a book is not daunting when compartmentalized into thirty discrete assignments: Days 1 - 5 include exercises to identify major themes. Days 6 - 10 include exercises about plot. Days 11 - 15 include exercises about personalities. Days 16 - 20 include exercises about experiences. Days 21 - 25 include exercises that analyze responses to events. Days 26 - 30 include exercises that structure the story of the memoir. The book also includes information about publishers and literary agents, as well as information and resources about self-publishing. It also includes quick "clear communication" lessons about spelling and grammar. Perfect for today's society, where we are all accustomed to celebrating each of life's passages with a blog post and comfortable sharing our innermost feelings, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days is a fun, easy guide to writing the next great memoir.

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