Writing Your Life

Author: Mary Borg

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000490602

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 6030

To many, the task of writing about one's life seems daunting and difficult. Where does one begin? What stories will inspire your children and grandchildren, and which will simply amuse them? Writing Your Life: A Guide to Writing Autobiographies breaks down the barriers of personal narrative with an easy-to-follow guide that includes thought-provoking questions, encouraging suggestions, memory-jogging activities, tips for writing, advice on publishing one's stories in print and online, and examples of ordinary people's writing. Writing Your Life has already helped thousands write their life stories, and this fourth edition is sure to help today's writers preserve their memories and wisdom for many generations to come.

Writing About Your Adventure

Author: Cecilia Minden,Kate Roth

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 1534140654

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 1791

Writing is an important skill that kids use almost every day. The goal of the Write it Right series is to make kids writing experts. Writing About Your Adventure is full of tips and tricks to help kids write a personal narrative, from organizing the events to adding details. This book includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, activities, and instructions.

Your Life Is a Book - And It's Time to Write It!

Author: M. a. Kevin Quirk

Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group

ISBN: 1936780216

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 703

Do you have a story that you just have to tell? Do you seek to preserve your life history as a gift for loved ones, or to pay tribute to those who have meant the most to you? Do you yearn to write about one major life experience to inspire others? You're not alone. The desire to write our life story is a timeless, universal urge. Somewhere inside us we know that writing a book about our life will touch those we love, while enriching our lives in today's cell phone-laptop lifestyle. Life is a book, and women and men from 19 to 99 are hearing the call to write it. Someone is waiting to hear you tell your life story: who you are, how you've lived, what you've learned. They want to hear all the stories that have shaped your life. "Your Life Is a Book - And It's Time to Write It An A-to-Z Guide to Help Anyone Write Their Life Story" will take you on the journey of creating your memoir, autobiography, or life story. It doesn't matter how old or how young you are, or whether you've written a lot, a little, or not at all. Through practical tools, lively writing exercises, engaging questions, and helpful illustrations, you'll receive the guidance and encouragement you need from an expert life-writing teacher. Start writing your life story today Kevin Quirk, M.A., has been helping ordinary people of all ages and backgrounds write their life stories as ghostwriter, personal historian, and Writing Your Life Story teacher since 1998. A former journalist and founder of Life Is a Book, he is coauthor of "Brace for Impact: Miracle on the Hudson Survivors Share Their Stories of Near Death and Hope for New Life."

The Write Life Diary - Write Your Life from Good to Great

Author: Kristiina Hiukka

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615392431


Page: 116

View: 2901

The Write Life Diary method takes journaling beyond passive recording of daily events. It combines the playful qualities of a diary with creative problem-solving, positive thinking and affirmations. Applying the principles of the Law of Attraction supercharges the benefits of journaling. You can apply this technique to re-writing your past or enjoying the present or designing your future.

How to Write Your Life Stories

Author: Steve Boga

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1441577750

Category: Self-Help

Page: 309

View: 7404

Do people say you should write your life stories? This clear hands-on approach guides you through the process of writing your personal stories so that future generations can truly know your life and times. By reading your memoirs, they will become intimate with your culture, understand your work, lifestyle, travel, values, and beliefs; and they will get to know the people you loved and lost. If your stories are well written, they will be fascinated by what you have to say. If your life has known goals and obstacles, conflict and motion, you have the makings of a gripping story. Discover how to • Find the time to write regularly • Set manageable goals • Improve you writing skills • Craft gripping leads • Become a captivating storyteller • Find a publisher for your writing

Write a Poem, Save Your Life

Author: Meredith Heller

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 160868749X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 272

View: 1307

“Join Heller on her quest to help save the world, one poet at a time.” — from the foreword by Susan G. Wooldridge Write a Poem, Save Your Life helps writers of all ages and experience levels navigate their way through all aspects of life. With writing prompts, tools, encouragement, and moving student examples, Meredith Heller gently guides us in the art of using poetry to figure out who we are and what matters to us and to heal the deeper issues many of us face, such as depression, addiction, health and body image issues, low self-esteem, trauma, gender and sexual identity issues, and home and family problems. Along the way, we learn that writing poems helps us believe in ourselves, make positive life choices, and find direction, purpose, and meaning.

Write Your Life Story and Get it Published: Teach Yourself

Author: Anne Gawthorpe

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444129880

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 8559

If you have ever wanted to write down your life story but never found the time or the confidence, this book is for you. It will help you to find a style that suits you, collect and structure all the information you need, plan your story and discover your voice. In reading this book you will learn how to gather anecdotes and other infromation from your different sources, plan and structure your work and, ultimately, how and where to publish, guided by a highly experienced and prize-winning winning author. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of writing your life story. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Writing Your Life History: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Author: Hilda K. Ross, Ph.D.

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1483449033


Page: 178

View: 7803

This manual provides valuable tools such as the Life Framework, techniques for organizing your material, a reading list, memory prodders, and the writing hints that have been deemed worthy of special mention by the students. Hilda states: "My interest in working with the Life History stems from many years of professional involvement with the older people. Clearly the Life History helped them recall their abilities in surmounting great difficulties, providing a strong foundation for getting on with life with renewed vigor and enthusiasm. A completed Life History gives the writer grand rewards: an enthusiasm for getting on with life, a document for living for the next generations, and for your family and friends, an opportunity to know who you are."

Write Your Life Story, 4th Edition

Author: Michael Oke

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848034679

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 2790

Biographies are not just for celebrities. 'Normal' people's lives - your own, in fact - can be much more fascinating and interesting. The aim of this book is to help you celebrate your life - and those who are special to you. Taken a step at a time - maybe just writing a few episodes of your life - you will see that writing your life story is not as daunting as it first appears; indeed it can be great fun. You need have no writing experience at all - writing at its best is simply speaking on paper.