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ISBN13: 9781926780139
ISBN10: 1926780132
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This book provides guidance and insight for women who write about family. Award-winning women writers from all walks of life share their experiences in planning, composing, editing, publishing, teaching, and promoting work in a variety of writing genres. Readers will learn to tackle sensitive family issues and avoid pitfalls in memoir writing, poetry, fiction, and others. Filled with tips, exercises, and anecdotes, this anthology is appropriate for both well-seasoned writers and those just beginning.

About the Author

Carol Smallwood's work has appeared in English Journal, Michigan Feminist Studies, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, The Writer's Chronicle, and the Detroit News. She's included in Best New Writing in Prose 2010, Who's Who in America, and Contemporary Authors. She edited Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, and is a National Federation of State Poetry Societies Award winner. Lily's Odyssey and Contemporary American Women: Our Defining Passages, are recent books. Suzann Holland, currently director of the Monroe Public Library in Wisconsin, earned both an MLIS and an MA in history from University of Wisconsin in 2000. Previous writings have appeared in VOYA, the PLA Reader for Public Library Directors and Managers, and Local & Regional Government Information (How to Find It, How to Use It). She is currently working with the permission of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Estate on her first solo book, The Little House Literary Companion.

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writer_rider, January 17, 2013 (view all comments by writer_rider)
It can be difficult to write about family for either fiction or nonfiction and know how to create a critical distance and stay out of legal hot water. This book includes ways to navigate those issues, actual writing exercises and places to publish writing on family. Many common questions are answered and the book addresses beginning as well as experienced writers. Essays from published writers speak to staying professional and ethical while exploring emotions with sincerity. Good book to have on hand if you are writing memoirs or weaving life experiences into works of fiction.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781926780139
Author:
Smallwood, Carol
Publisher:
Key Publishing House
Author:
Holland, Suzann
Author:
Smallwood, Carol
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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