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Story That Matters : Why Your Stories Are Important and How to Write Them (Paperback) (Gina L. Carroll)
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Not everyone has a best-selling memoir in them. But we do all have a story that matters to someone—our children, our lovers, our colleagues, and most importantly, ourselves. A Story that Matters offers an accessible and simplified way to get your stories written. Each chapter is divided into three sections: the first discusses memoir writing in the context of themes—motherhood, childhood, relationships, professional life, and spiritual journey; the second provides basic writing and editing prescription, with a focus on common beginner mistakes and roadblocks; and the third provides a sample story related to the life theme discussed in the first section of the chapter. Chock full of writing and editing lessons that focus on how to get a first draft written and how to craft the draft into a compelling story, A Story That Matters explores our ability to help, heal, and connect to others through story, reminding us of the greater need for a broader array of authentic voices in the story-sharing universe.
Number of Pages: 225
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Reference
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Gina L. Carroll
Street Date: May 2, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-9482
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