Write Your Travel Memoirs: 5 steps to transform your travel experiences into compelling essays

Write Your Travel Memoirs: 5 steps to transform your travel experiences into compelling essays

by Sarah White

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Overview

For every trip there's a story. Start writing yours. Write Your Travel Memoirs will help you get started and stay motivated.

What's the secret to writing stories others will find compelling? After you read this book you'll know the answer. You'll also have an outline for your travel memoir and a solid plan for writing it. What's inside? Five how-to chapters, each with exercises to prepare you for writing your travel memoir.

1. The Outbound Journey: Why write, who for, and what to write about.
2. The Traveler and Companions: Bring people to life.
3. Settings; Where the Stories Live: Make places come alive like characters.
4. Staging the Action in Your Anecdotes: Give focus to your story and increase its drama.
5. Coming Home: Find the meaning in your travel memories.

The book includes White's memoir example, 'Finding Our Place in Cinque Terre'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781912022236
Publisher: First Person Productions
Publication date: 04/03/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Sarah E. White has taught memoir writing to small groups in person and online, honing this Write Your Travel Memoir curriculum. A published author of several business how-to books, Sarah entered the memoir genre in 2008 with the publication of "The Plunge" in My Words Are Gonna Linger, an anthology from Personal History Press. She blogs at truestorieswelltold.com. More info: firstpersonprod.com

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