by Fred D. White, Ph.D.
LifeWriting: Drawing From Personal Experience to Create Features You Can Publish
Quill Drive Books, April, 2004.
Paperback, 224 pages.
Many people are interested in writing life stories, including autobiographical and biographical books and personal experience stories. LifeWriting helps readers succeed in this goal. LifeWriting is more than just putting words down on a paper about yourself, a specific experience or someone you know. There are specific steps, processes and methods you can use to make the stories you have to tell more interesting to readers, all of which are explained. The author also covers potention markets for this type of material.
Fred D. White, Ph.D., the author of four books on writing and Director of the Core Composition Program at Santa Clara University, guides writers through the fundamentals, process and selling of lifewriting. His advice will help writers learn how to create or select the best material to write about, learn how to compose the story and learn how to market the finished product. This is an excellent book for anyone interesting in telling a human interest story.
LifeWriting: Drawing From Personal Experience to Create Features You Can Publish is available for purchase on Amazon.com
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This review was published in the May-June, 2004 of The Internet Writing Journal.
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