How to Write about Yourself: A Practical Guide to Using Your Life Experiences in Autobiography, Articles, Stories and Poetry

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Allison & Busby, 1999 - Reference - 106 pages
We all have a story to tell, and this book explains in an easy-to-follow and practical manner the best way to tell it. Whether you want to write a complete autobiography or simply recount some small anecdote, it will show you how to tackle the writing and where you may get it published. This book includes advice on a wide range of approaches, including: * readers` letters * articles * fiction which draws on life experience * light autobiography * direction, structure and voice There is also a section on other formats through which your story can be told and one on how to get your story into print. This guide will help novices and experienced writers use facets of their lives to fuel new and exciting areas of writing.

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About the author (1999)

Alison Chisholm has had over 500 poems published in magazines, anthologies and collections. She has won numerous prizes and commendations for her work.

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