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Title:
How to write about yourself : a practical guide to using your life experiences in autobiography, articles, stories and poetry
Author:
Chisholm, Alison.
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Publication Information:
London : Allison & Busby, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
106 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780749003678
Format :
Book

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CT25 .C55 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

A guide to writing in the first-person, from recounting a small anecdote to complete autobiographies. The book provides advice on a range of approaches, including: readers' letters; articles; fiction drawing on life experiences; and the structure and direction of light autobiography.


Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Getting Started
3 Readers' Letters
4 Articles
5 Fiction
6 Your Autobiography -- Starting on Your Book
7 Your Autobiography -- Clarity Rules
8 Your Autobiography -- How to Make It a Good Read
9 Alternative Autobiographies
10 Getting Tour Book in Print