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Lois Daniel

How to Write Your Own Life Story

The Classic Guide for the Nonprofessional Writer

€ 18.95



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction Your family will love you for giving them a priceless gift--the story of your life xi
ONE Setting Up Your Memory Bank Foolproof ways to jog your memory about things that happened long ago
1(2)
TWO Ground Rules Ten special tips to make writing the story of your life easy and effective
3(4)
THREE Working On Your Assignments How to actually get it all down on paper
7(4)
FOUR Birth Discover the world into which you were born and share it with your readers
11(4)
FIVE Toys Special tips for digging up early memories
15(8)
SIX Some Dos and Don`ts How to stay inspired and keep from getting bogged down
23(6)
SEVEN Parents and Grandparents Finding out about the lives of your parents and grandparents
29(14)
EIGHT It Wasn`t Always Easy for Our Ancestors to Write Their Stories In fact, it was often hard!
43(2)
NINE The Accomplishment of Which You Are the Most Proud Time for a little soul searching that may produce some happy surprises
45(8)
TEN Create Your Own Assignments Your experiences, opportunities, problems, or solutions to problems that are truly unique
53(6)
ELEVEN Where Were You on Important Days in History Your stories about where you were on important days in history are different from those of anyone else in the world
59(10)
TWELVE Religion Has religion changed your life? Inspirational stories, funny stories, and more
69(12)
THIRTEEN Relatives Aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers, sisters--making them come alive for your readers
81(12)
FOURTEEN Courtship As she sees it; as he sees it
93(10)
FIFTEEN Turning Points Changes in yourself and in your world that affected you and/or your family
103(12)
SIXTEEN Children and the Things They Say Save the bright, funny, touching things kids say
115(4)
SEVENTEEN Inventions Sharing with your readers your excitement about inventions you remember seeing or using for the first time
119(6)
EIGHTEEN Holidays Memories, both happy and sad
125(12)
NINETEEN Politics Party politics, the civil rights movement, the women`s movement, and more
137(8)
TWENTY Animals They`re everywhere--in your home, at the zoo, on the farm, in the pet store, straying in the streets
145(4)
TWENTY ONE Family Traditions Your family`s special joys
149(6)
TWENTY TWO Immigrants Americans all!
155(8)
TWENTY THREE Your Stories Don`t Actually Have To Be `Stories` In autobiographical writing almost any memory qualifies as a story
163(8)
TWENTY FOUR Brief Encounters Even if they lasted only a moment they may enrich your memories forever
171(6)
TWENTY FIVE More Living, More Stories More ideas for stories about your life, more memory helps
177(6)
TWENTY SIX Where Do You Live? Where Did You Live? Places you have lived are part of your heritage
183(8)
TWENTY SEVEN They Read the Book and Got Busy! How two men used this book, each in his own way
191(18)
TWENTY EIGHT Research Fun and easy ways to find the facts you need
209(10)
TWENTY NINE Revising and Pulling It All Together Weaving your stories into a book that will thrill your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren
219(6)
THIRTY Publishing Your Stories This book is primarily about writing for your family, but here are some tips if you want to break into print
225(16)
THIRTY ONE Your Special Privilege How to be your family`s special link to history
241(2)
Assignments 243(4)
Suggested Autobiographies 247(4)
Acknowledgments 251
Extra informatie: 
Diversen
252 pagina's
Januari 1997
363 gram
235 x 159 x 19 mm
Chicago Review Pr gb


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