How to Write Your Own Life Story
The Classic Guide for the Nonprofessional Writer
By Lois Daniel
(Chicago Review Press, Paperback, 9781556523182, 248pp.)
Publication Date: August 1997
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Writing the story of one’s life sounds like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. This warmhearted, encouraging guide helps readers record the events of their lives for family and friends. Excerpts from other writers’ work are included to exemplify and inspire. Provided are tips on intriguing topics to write about, foolproof tricks to jog your memory, ways to capture stories on paper without getting bogged down, ways to gather the facts at a local library or historical society, inspired excerpts from other writers, and published biographies that will delight and motivate.