Some of Kathleen's favorite authors, books and web resources. Enjoy.
Davis, Donald. Telling Your Own Stories, August House Publishers, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1993.
Exercises to jog your memory.
Goldberg, Natalie. Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within, Shambhala Publications, Boston, MA, 1986.
Buy or download this if you buy no other…I return to it again and again. How to make your writing have the ring of authenticity.
Goldberg, Natalie. Wild Mind: Living the Writer’s Life, Bantam Books, New York, New York, 1990.
Buy or download this with The Bones book…I return to it again and again. Writing exercises to write authentically with details that help your writing come alive.
Lamott, Annie. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life, Anchor Books, Doubleday, New York, New York, 1994.
Delightfully funny and profoundly insightful.
Ledoux, Denis. Turning Memories to Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing Lifestories. Soleil Press, Lisbon Falls, Maine. 2005.
Great manual for teaching memoir writing.
Ledoux, Denis. The Photo Scribe, A Writing Guide: How to Write the Stories Behind your Photographs, Soleil Press, Lisbon Falls, ME, 2008.
Specifics on how to include words with photos to create a full picture of a person, a time, a life.
www.shutterfly.com Creative Memories
IPHOTO bookmaking templates