The Arvon Book of Life Writing: Writing Biography, Autobiography and Memoir

The Arvon Book of Life Writing: Writing Biography, Autobiography and Memoir

Sally Cline Carole Angier
3.5/5 (26 ratings)
This practical handbook for writers includes the best resources and techniques from the world famous Arvon writing course. It answers the key questions writers have when tackling a biography or memoir—methods of research, authorization, interpretation, and a variety of ethical issues. The book is filled with practical exercises to develop writing skills in empathy, managing drama and suspense, interviewing, narration and reflection and developing the story line. It also has professional advice from twenty well-known literary, cultural, political, sports and celebrity biographers, family memoirists, travel writers and ghost writers.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Release
August 15, 2010
ISBN
1408124181
ISBN 13
9781408124185

The Arvon Book of Life Writing: Writing Biography, Autobiography and Memoir

Sally Cline Carole Angier
3.5/5 (26 ratings)
This practical handbook for writers includes the best resources and techniques from the world famous Arvon writing course. It answers the key questions writers have when tackling a biography or memoir—methods of research, authorization, interpretation, and a variety of ethical issues. The book is filled with practical exercises to develop writing skills in empathy, managing drama and suspense, interviewing, narration and reflection and developing the story line. It also has professional advice from twenty well-known literary, cultural, political, sports and celebrity biographers, family memoirists, travel writers and ghost writers.
Language
English
Pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Release
August 15, 2010
ISBN
1408124181
ISBN 13
9781408124185