The Heart and Craft of Lifestory Writing
How to Transform Memories Into Meaningful StoriesBook - 2007
The Heart and Craft of Lifestory Writing provides you with all the tools and encouragement you need to preserve the memorable tales of your life. Within these pages, you will learn effective methods and discover insightful tips to create meaningful stories and collections that will be treasured, not only by you, but by generations of your descendants, as well. Lifestory writing instructor and coach Sharon Lippincott guides you through every step of the writing process - from planning through layout and publication. With the instructions in this valuable resource, you will be able to: Identify your overall purpose for telling your lifestory, and use that purpose to maintain project progress, Develop a personal plan of action suited to your individual workstyle preferences, no matter if they be highly organized or semi-chaotic, Stir your creative energies and recall relevant memories to record in your stories, Write solid stories and edit them to the desired level of polish, Compile accumulated stories into a finished volume to be printed by any of several means. Whether you like to keep a handwritten journal, tap away on a typewriter, or post to a blog, every aspiring lifestory writer will benefit from reading The Heart and Craft of Lifestory Writing. Book jacket.
Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : Lighthouse Point Press, c2007.
Characteristics: iii, 275 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Lifestory writing