[]
[]

Courage & Craft

Writing your Life Into Story
Abercrombie, Barbara (Book - 2007)
Courage & Craft
Print

Item Details

This book is for anyone who has always wanted to write about their life, but wondered how to get started, how to keep going, and whether it's even worth it. Veteran author and teacher Barbara Abercrombie explains how to put the messy details of the typical life into orderly, clear, and meaningful form. In reader-friendly language, she describes how to keep a journal, craft a personal essay, or write a memoir, autobiography, or work of fiction. The book includes lessons to embolden writers and practical guidelines for getting published, as well as a guide explaining how to "get real" with oneself as a writer and with one's expectations of getting published. Courage and Craft gives a nuts-and-bolts overview of the personal writing genre, exercises to keep the inner critic at bay, inspiration from writers who've been there, and practical advice for getting those words on the page and out into the world.
Authors: Abercrombie, Barbara
Title: Courage & craft
writing your life into story
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2007
Characteristics: xv, 157 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Barbara Abercrombie
Contents: Getting started : muses and journals
Personal essays : short takes
Memoir and autobiography : writing your own history
Autobiographical fiction : writing lies and truth
Poems : fooling around
Your writing life
ISBN: 1577316010
9781577316015
Branch Call Number: 808.06692 A144c 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Autobiography Authorship
Topical Term: Autobiography
LCCN: 2007024110
MARC Display»

Opinion

Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at MCL

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app02 Version Arkelstorp Last updated 2014/10/23 09:41