How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days

How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days
Step-by-Step Instructions for Creating and Publishing Your Personal Story
By Roberta Temes, PhD
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9781621451457

How to Write Your Memoir in 30 Days provides the framework for writers enthusiastic about telling their story, but wondering how to begin. Step-by-step techniques, culled from writers' workshops taught by the author, are presented in a welcoming, non-intimidating style. The prospect of writing a book is not daunting when compartmentalized into thirty discrete assignments:

Days 1 – 5 include exercises to identify major themes.

Days 6 – 10 include exercises about plot.

Days 11 – 15 include exercises about personalities.

Days 16 – 20 include exercises about experiences.

Days 21 – 25 include exercises that analyze responses to events.

Days 26 – 30 include exercises that structure the story of the memoir.

The book also includes information about publishers and literary agents, as well as information and resources about self-publishing. It also includes quick "clear communication" lessons about spelling and grammar.

Perfect for today's society, where we are all accustomed to celebrating each of life's passages with a blog post and comfortable sharing our innermost feelings, How to Write a Memoir in 30 Days is a fun, easy guide to writing the next great memoir.

Paperback | 192 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | 9781621451457 | March 14, 2014