The Resource Your life is a book : how to craft & publish your memoir, Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann

Your life is a book : how to craft & publish your memoir, Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann

Label
Your life is a book : how to craft & publish your memoir
Title
Your life is a book
Title remainder
how to craft & publish your memoir
Statement of responsibility
Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals
  • "Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to write your memoir and get published with the help of two well-known publishing professionals. Your Life is a Book guides budding writers though the transformative process of memoir writing to publication. In addition to exploring the unique elements of crafting a memoir--story arc, point of view, dialogue, where to start (not the beginning!)-Your Life is a Book also focuses on the self-exploration, awareness, and understanding that this emotional literary project triggers. With proven writing exercises and prompts, this book is a practical and enlightening guide to perfecting the art of memoir writing"--
  • "Whether you're writing your memoir for self-exploration, to leave a legacy, or for publication, Your Life Is A Book takes you on a step-by-step journey from concept to completion. This writer's guide to the memoir is rich with insight, advice, storytelling, and encouragement. Memoirist Brenda Peterson and New York literary agent, Sarah Jane Freymann team up to share with you their expertise in writing and publishing your life story. Your Life Is A Book offers accessible and inspiring writing techniques, exercises, publishing tips, and real-life stories of other authors whose memoirs have transformed their life and work. The book is also a practical guide to both traditional and indie publishing, including interviews with professional editors, publishers, critics, and memoirists. Every life is remarkable in its own way, but this book shows you how to write a book that others will want to read and share"--
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DLC
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1950-
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Peterson, Brenda
Dewey number
808.06/692
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT25
LC item number
.P467 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Freymann, Sarah Jane
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  • Autobiography
  • Authorship
  • Biography as a literary form
Label
Your life is a book : how to craft & publish your memoir, Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann
Link
9781570619304.jpg
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: crafting your memoir -- Start anywhere -- Follow the thread -- Your world as a writer -- Field notes on your life -- Showing up: creating a character of the self -- Where am I?: a sense of place and time -- Eat, pray, love -- Travel memoirs: journeys in and out -- The music of memoir: finding your own voice -- My family and other animals -- Spiritual memoirs -- The truth, the truth, and nothing but? -- "Foodoirs" and feeding the hungry writer -- Your legacy -- Part 2: getting serious about publishing -- Better blogging -- Agents -- Editors -- Book critics -- Memoirists -- Handling rejection -- Indie publishing. -- Epilogue: your stories will change you
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 260 pages
Isbn
9781570619304
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014021812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn869262318
  • (OCoLC)869262318
Label
Your life is a book : how to craft & publish your memoir, Brenda Peterson and Sarah Jane Freymann
Link
9781570619304.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: crafting your memoir -- Start anywhere -- Follow the thread -- Your world as a writer -- Field notes on your life -- Showing up: creating a character of the self -- Where am I?: a sense of place and time -- Eat, pray, love -- Travel memoirs: journeys in and out -- The music of memoir: finding your own voice -- My family and other animals -- Spiritual memoirs -- The truth, the truth, and nothing but? -- "Foodoirs" and feeding the hungry writer -- Your legacy -- Part 2: getting serious about publishing -- Better blogging -- Agents -- Editors -- Book critics -- Memoirists -- Handling rejection -- Indie publishing. -- Epilogue: your stories will change you
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 260 pages
Isbn
9781570619304
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014021812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn869262318
  • (OCoLC)869262318

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