Writing Out Your Life: A Guide to Writing Creative Autobiography
Lively and full of fresh ideas, Writing Out Your Life encourages women to write autobiographical in exciting new ways. Designed for both individual and group use, this book covers everything from the moment of starting to the possibilities of publishing and is packed with exercises and examples of other's processes and how to overcome fears and resistance, how to find background material from local history archives, libraries, family memorabilia and oral testimony.
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