Shimmering Images A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir

ISBN-10: 0312382928

ISBN-13: 9780312382926

Edition: 2008

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Rich, funny, and moving personal narratives depend on a few key moments in time to anchor the story and give it impact. Shimmering Images teaches the aspiring memoirist how to locate key memories using Lisa's technique for finding, linking, and fleshing out those vibrant recollections of important moments and situations. Shimmering Imageswill address: *the difference between memoir and autobiography *how to claim your voice *the art of storytelling *honesty, truth, and compassion in writing *authentic dialogue and the need for specificity Readers will learn how to craft a short piece of narrative nonfiction grounded in their core memories and master a technique they can use over and over again for writing other narratives. A must-have book for anyone who has treasuredBird by Birdby Anne Lamott orWriting Down the Bonesby Natalie Goldberg.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 8/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Lisa Dale Norton is the author of Hawk Flies Above and Shimmering Images. She is the founder of the Santa Fe Writing Institute and teaches writing at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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