Chapter 1 - Types of memoir Chapter 2- Reasons for writing memoirs Chapter 3 - Making a start Chapter 4 - Using triggers Chapter 5 - Family Research Chapter 6 - expanding the search Chapter 7 - Background research Chapter 8 - Photographs Section two Chapter 9 - Format Chapter 10 - Handling information Chapter 11 - Writing the memoir Chapter 12 - Writing style Chapter 13 - adding colour Chapter 14 - Second draft Chapter 15 - Illustrating Section three Chapter 16 - Final product Chapter 17 - Blogs Chapter 18 - other outlets Section four Chapter 19 - Building on your achievement
If you have ever wanted to create a written account of your life, you will find in here all the practical advice, creative insight and technical tools you will need to preserve your story for years to come as well as publish it for others to enjoy.
Ann Gawthorpe is a prize-winning professional writer. A journalist, author and radio presenter, she has first-hand experience of helping people write down their own life stories.
'Sound, solid advice, crisply presented and with good ideas for exercises to get the creative juices flowing.' - Ancestors Magazine