Acclaimed writing teacher Judith Barrington has written a lively, thoughtful, and encouraging book aimed at those aspiring to the highest literary standards, but useful, also, to those who simply want to record stories for family and friends. Here are chapters on getting started, finding form, telling the truth, using fictional techniques, expanding your language skills, developing sensory detail, writing about living people, placing your story in a larger context, getting feedback on your work, and steering clear of common ...

Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art 2000, Eighth Mountain Press

ISBN-13: 9780933377400

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Writing the Memoir: From Truth to Art 1996, Eighth Mountain Press

ISBN-13: 9780933377417