Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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How to Write a Biography: Some Practical Tips

The whole premise of a biography is to write a story of a person’s life. A biography can be as short or as long as you want it to be, from just one paragraph to several hundreds of pages.

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Self-publishing Memoirs | Self-Publishing Author Advice From The Alliance Of Independent Authors

How to add professional polish and marketing edge to your self-published memoir or autobiography – by Sarah Juckes of self-publishing platform CompletelyNovel

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Writing a Non Boring Family History E-Book

Australian author of ‘There’s a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake’ series, Hazel Edwards writes for children, teenagers and adults, runs non-boring writing workshops and mentors aspiring writers online.

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[Path to Publication] How to Write a Memoir/Nonfiction Proposal

As I alluded to in an earlier Path to Publication post, I got the deal for my memoir, The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self and Home on the Far Side of the World,…

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Using Candy Land to Write Your Memoir

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“When you teach a writing class, you often get students who want to share their personal writing. I don’t mind a bit, in fact I encourage my students to share as much as they’d like to.

One of my students recently handed me a multi-chaptered piece that he was working on. It was a memoir of his life. Although there was a lot of good information, and even though he had a good voice in his writing, the piece was not going to go far without a major revision…”