Writing True Stories: The complete guide to writing autobiography, memoir, personal essay, biography, travel and creative nonfiction

Author: Miller, Patti
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Pub Date: 28/06/2017
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781760293086
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Quick overview Clear, engaging and practical advice from Australia's foremost teacher and practitioner of memoir and life writing.
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Writing True Stories is the essential book for anyone who has ever wanted to write a memoir or explore the wider territory of creative nonfiction. It provides practical guidance and inspiration on a vast array of writing topics, including how to access memories, find a narrative voice, build a vivid world on the page, create structure, use research - and face the difficulties of truth-telling.This book introduces and develops key writing skills, and then challenges more experienced writers to extend their knowledge and practice of the genre into literary nonfiction, true crime, biography, the personal essay, and travel and sojourn writing. Whether you want to write your own autobiography, investigate a wide-ranging political issue or bring to life an intriguing history, this book will be your guide.Writing True Stories is practical and easy to use as well as an encouraging and insightful companion on the writing journey. Written in a warm, clear and engaging style, it will get you started on the story you want to write-and keep you going until you reach the end.

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