Stories are powerful, and humans have been telling stories since the dawn of time.Do you feel driven to share what you've gone through and the insights you've learned in life? Do you long to tell your story but don't know where to start?
The Memoir Workbook will show you, step by step, all you need to know to tell a powerful and well-written memoir.
With pen in hand, you'll mine your memories and begin to put them in a coherent order inside the pages of the workbook. Passages from memoirs and writing prompts will help you get your creative juices flowing.
Whether you want to publish your story or write it for yourself, this unique workbook will help you learn the most effective ways to convey your life experiences onto the page.
Inside, you'll learn these essential aspects to memoir writing:
How to identify your unique story as well as the things that make your story universal
The many ways memoir can be structured, with examples to help you decide how to lay out your story
How to determine a beginning and an ending point
Ways to bring your story to life with sensory detail
What "voice" is and why it's important to write from the "mature self"
How to craft distilled dialogue that is engaging and sounds natural
How to protect yourself and others when you write your memoir
What theme is and why you need one
How to pick an appropriate title for your memoir
Writing a memoir is a journey of the heart. The Memoir Workbook is a light that guides you along the path, from start to finish.
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Used availability for C S Lakin's The Memoir Workbook
December 2017 : USA Paperback