In Telling Your Story, A Guide to Writing Your Memoir Stories, Marva K. Blackmore presents techniques learned from her many years as a professional storyteller to show you how to craft your stories in order to write a successful memoir -- stories your family, friends, and others will be interested to read.
Utilizing the time-honored methods and techniques of storytellers from around the world, Marva shows you how to create your own memoir stories. She helps you unleash your stories and capture them on paper for all to enjoy.
She shows you how to create your own memory triggers to avoid writer's block and then takes you through the process of how to write great stories that people want to read. She moves on to capture the essence of setting, characters, dialogue, and truth in memoir and then finishes with the importance of structure, rewriting and editing to produce stories that are more than you ever dreamed you could write.
Years of teaching memoir writing workshops and working with people writing their memoir stories has helped her learn what it is that people need to get started and keep going to reach the finish line.
Her approach will help you leave a written legacy of the stories in your life -- moments of laughter, periods of sadness, as well as times of joy and astonishment.
Marva's proven procedures will help you to succeed where others have failed, and the time to get started is now.