Writing Life Stories by Bill Roorbach audiobook

Writing Life Stories: How To Make Memories Into Memoirs, Ideas Into Essays And Life Into Literature

By Bill Roorbach
Read by John McLain

Tantor Audio 9781884910470

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200210527

  • ISBN: 9798200210510

  • ISBN: 9798200210534

Runtime: 11.23 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

From drawing a map of a remembered neighborhood to signing a form releasing yourself to take risks in your work, Roorbach offers innovative techniques that will trigger ideas for all writers.

Writing Life Stories is a classic text that appears on countless creative nonfiction and composition syllabi the world over. This updated 10th anniversary edition gives you the same friendly instruction and stimulating exercises along with updated information on current memoir writing trends, ethics, internet research, and even marketing ideas. You'll discover how to turn your untold life stories into vivid personal essays and riveting memoirs by learning to open up memory, access emotions, shape scenes from experience, develop characters, and research supporting details.

This guide will teach you to see your life more clearly and show you why real stories are often the best ones.

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Author Bio: Bill Roorbach

Author Bio: Bill Roorbach

Bill Roorbach is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Flannery O’Connor Prize and O. Henry Prize winner Big Bend, Into Woods, and Temple Stream. The tenth anniversary edition of his craft book, Writing Life Stories, is used in writing programs around the world. His work has been published in Harper’s, Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, the New York Times Magazine, Granta, and dozens of other magazines and journals.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 11.23
Audience: Adult
Language: English