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Writing Memoir (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

San Francisco Writers Grotto Julie Lythcott-Haims



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01 February 2020
Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Stationery items
A fill-in book from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, authors of the bestselling 642 Things series Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Writing Memoir starts with a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims, who offers pointers for crafting a compelling narrative from your own experiences. The rest of the book consists of prompts and space to write, providing opportunities to reframe aspects of your life in thoughtful and interesting ways. Among other ideas, you'll be asked to write:

*a virtual tour of your hometown *a description of what's in your purse or wallet right now *a list of all the lies you've told *an account of a historical event from your own lifetime, in a way that reveals something significant about yourself Perfectly sized to take to a cafe, on vacation, or on your morning commute, this book is designed for practicing your creative writing a little bit at a time. Special Features *Paperback with textured cover stock, flaps, and a lay-flat binding *Advice from a published writer, followed by fill-in prompts and space to write *Part of the Lit Starts series, a collection of single-subject writing prompt books by the San Francisco Writers' Grotto Check out the other books in this series: Writing Action, Writing Character, Writing Dialogue, Writing Humor, and Writing Sci-fi and Fantasy.
By:   San Francisco Writers Grotto
Foreword by:   Julie Lythcott-Haims
Imprint:   Abrams
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 130mm, 
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9781419741388
ISBN 10:   1419741381
Series:   Lit Starts
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   01 February 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The San Francisco Writers' Grotto is a community of writers that was founded in 1993. It now has more than 100 members who share workspace and teach classes in downtown San Francisco. Julie Lythcott-Haims is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult and the critically acclaimed memoir Real American.

Reviews for Writing Memoir (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts

Good writing begins with WRITING-anything! JUST WRITE, GODAMMIT! Inside these books are 388 wildly creative, ridiculously fun ideas and prompts to get you going. Seriously, if these workbooks don't get you going, then you need to forget about writing and go open a dry-cleaning franchise. --Mary Roach bestselling author of Stiff, Spook, Bonk, and Grunt, among others

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