Writing the Personal (Paperback)

Getting Your Stories Onto the Page (Teaching Writing #1)

By Sandra L. Faulkner, Sheila Squillante

Brill - Sense, 9789463003827, 122pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2016

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Description

The Teaching Writing series publishes user-friendly writing guides penned by authors with publishing records in their subject matter. Through detailed exercises, exemplars, and a breakdown of the key elements and considerations of personal writing, Faulkner and Squillante provide a lively introduction and guide for writers to the art and craft of personal writing. Their conversational tone about audience, point of view, form, structure, ethics, research, and finding and making time for writing practice is a not-to-miss primer and reference. This book is appropriate for classes focused on poetry, creative nonfiction, ethnography, qualitative research, memoir, narrative inquiThe Teaching Writing series publishes user-friendly writing guides penned by authors with publishing records in their subject matter. Through detailed exercises, exemplars, and a breakdown of the key elements and considerations of personal writing, Faulkner and Squillante provide a lively introduction and guide for writers to the art and craft of personal writing. Their conversational tone about audience, point of view, form, structure, ethics, research, and finding and making time for writing practice is a not-to-miss primer and reference. Writing the Personal invites us all to find our stories and instructs us how to shape them for an audience and for ourselves.


About the Author

Sandra L. Faulkner teaches, writes poetry, and researches about close relationships at Bowling Green State University in NW Ohio. Sheila Squillante is a poet and essayist living in Pittsburgh and teaching in the MFA program at Chatham University. Sandra L. Faulkner teaches, writes poetry, and researches about close relationships at Bowling Green State University in NW Ohio. Sheila Squillante is a poet and essayist living in Pittsburgh and teaching in the MFA program at Chatham University.