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Book details
  • Genre:REFERENCE
  • SubGenre:Writing Skills
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Step-by-Step Guide Writing Series
  • Series Number:4
  • Pages:70
  • eBook ISBN:9780981834665

Memoir Writing Guide

Brighten Your Leaf on the Family Tree

by Marilyn H Collins

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Overview
Writing or wanting to someday start writing your memoir? This practical, step-by-step guide will lead you to all stages of writing, structuring, and producing a successful memoir. Use the workbook format to make the process even easier.
Description
Writing or wanting to someday start writing your memoir? This practical, step-by-step guide will lead you to all stages of writing, structuring, and producing a successful memoir. Use the workbook format to make the process even easier. A must for writing about the most interesting character you know -- YOU. Writing your memoir gives you the chance to brighten your special leaf on the family tree -- to tell the story through your eyes. You can explain the misunderstood, final answers to questions you’ve had for a lifetime, put things straight to the people who matter most, and give tangible voice to the person within you for family and generations of readers yet to come.
About the author
Marilyn H. Collins is an award-winning author of nonfiction books and over 100 magazine/newspaper features. Collins is author of a new eBook series—Step-by-Step Writing Guides: Memoir Writing Guide: Brighten Your Leaf on the Family Tree Bring the Past to Life: You Can Write a Book about Your Family The Art & Business of Writing Local or Regional History The Timeline Process: Set Up Your Book in Four Easy Steps. She is editor of a new online newsletter, Proficient Writer NEWS and offers individual coaching for nonfiction writers. Subscribers may submit upcoming writers’ conferences, their own speaking venues, and information on their current published work. (Submit: hswc1@cox.net) Her practical guide for nonfiction writers Write History Right, details each step of the writing process in an easy-to-use format. The book offers essential forms for writers including a sample book layout chart, photo release form, interview and site visit tips, and much more. She is a frequent conference speaker for both nonfiction and fiction writers. Her focus is on writers of memoir and family history. Her local/regional history books published by Arcadia Publishing include: The Old Burying Ground, Beaufort, North Carolina; Rogers: The Town the Frisco Built; and a pictorial history, Rogers, Arkansas. She held executive positions with the Washington National Cathedral Association, Beaufort Historical Association (NC), and the American Association of University Women. Her sole proprietorship, Wilson Collins Marketing & Management Consultants, in the Washington, DC area and in North Carolina worked with other creative groups in marketing for economic development councils, developers, small businesses, and nonprofits. Collins is currently owner of CHS Publishing and editor of Proficient Writer NEWS.
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