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Shimmering Images : A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir
by Lisa Dale Norton


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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 Images" will 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 treasured "Bird by Bird" by Anne Lamott or "Writing Down the Bones" by Natalie Goldberg.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312382926
  • ISBN-10: 0312382928
  • Publisher: Griffin
  • Publish Date: August 2008
  • Page Count: 116


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