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7 Easy Steps to Memoir Writing

August 2nd, 2012

7 Easy Steps to Memoir Writing Author: Mary Anne Benedetto Website: http://www.awriterspresence.com/Home_Page.html Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW If you have a desire to write your life story but don\’t know where to begin, this book provides you with all the guidance you will need. Mary Anne Benedetto knows each of us has at least one story stuck inside of us, and she provides dozens of memory-jogging suggestions to help us bring them forward so we can record them for future generations to read and enjoy. Doubtless, you already know a few of these techniques. For example, listening... Read More

Fearless Confessions – A Writer\’s Guide to Memoir

December 14th, 2009

Author: Sue William Silvermanwww.suewilliamsilverman.com/ Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson In Fearless Confessions, a Writer\’s Guide to Memoir, author Sue William Silverman offers the reader a clearly marked path into the world of memoir writing. Chapter by chapter the author breaks down the preconceived notion that writing one\’s memoir is too complex, difficult, and in some cases, too controversial. Carving away at the normal excuses one might give, Silverman guides the writer with detailed explanations of the methods needed to begin your “slice of life,” essays, followed with... Read More

You Can Write Your Family History

May 13th, 2009

Author: Sharon DeBartolo Carmackwww.sharoncarmack.com Reviewed By: Georgia Richardson Some maintain that writing your family history for generations and generations to come is a daunting task and best left for the aspiring writer. After all, how does one begin? What steps are necessary? Where is the best research performed? The task could seem overwhelming. Author Sharon DeBartolo Carmack puts your mind at ease within the first page of “You Can Write Your Family History” by stating that being a writer is a frame of mind. Everyone has the ability to record and document their family history.... Read More

Time to Write

July 16th, 2008

Author: Kelly Stonewww.kellylstone.com Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos “No excuses. No distractions. No more blank pages.”—-such is the premise for Kelly Stone\’s no-nonsense guide for finding time to write. Who better to instruct on when to write, the art and logistics of getting your written work published—on finding your voice and unleashing it in print—than those who have successfully done so. Freelance writers, bestselling and award-winning authors, columnists and journalists impart the tactics they\’ve employed to achieve writing goals. Time to Write encourages... Read More

Release Your Writing

April 17th, 2008

Author: Helen Gallagherwww.releaseyourwriting.com Reviewed By: Melinda Cianos Release Your Writing by Helen Gallagher chronicles the publishing process from start to finish. She delves into a multitude of topics: eBooks, effective marketing, self-publishing, writing goals, target markets, networking . . . Topics are indexed in this small hand-held guide that fits neatly in a purse, a laptop carrier or alongside your desktop PC. The book\’s format enables the reader the ability to thumb- through for answers to questions and to access tips for moving through the publishing process. Seeing... Read More