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Title:
How to write your personal or family history : (if you don't do it, who will?)
Author:
Wiebe, Katie Funk, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Good Books, [2017]
Physical Description:
xiv, 214 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary:
Wiebe has written a practical-- and encouraging-- how-to book that will help beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives. She gives hints for recalling distant memories and tracking down family heirlooms, as well as exercises to prod the memory, and advice on looking at the broad scope of a well-lived life.
Language:
English
Contents:
You have a story waiting to be told -- Putting together the puzzle of life -- Getting started writing about yourself -- Writing about other people -- Choose a theme and plot -- Stories are always winners -- Becoming comfortable with your family's story -- One life, many stages -- History happens to everyone -- Memories are also made of these -- Optional writing tasks -- Final hurdles to the finished product.
ISBN:
9781680991826
Format :
Book