How To Write Your Own Life Story
The classical guide for the
by Lois Daniel
Fourth edition 1997
- Don’t worry about how it sounds.
- Be yourself – write the way you talk
- Be honest – write about things as they actually were.
- Don’t let your stories be just a sterile recital of events.
- When possible, relate things that happened in the distant past to things which happened in the recent past.
- Read other biographies
- Include humor
- Share some wisdom with your descendants
- Describe scenes in which the events you recount took place.
Contains interesting and useful information including examples on writing your lifestory. How to go about researching your family tree, and even getting your story published.
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