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The author's advice is simple to understand and easy to follow.
Ledoux teaches you how to organize and prioritize your stories so that you will be sure to begin with memories that best exemplify the life you have lived.
Ledoux's Turning Memories Into Memoirs offers advice for planning and adhering to a regularly scheduled writing time.
It's a little hokey for my taste. Especially after reading people like Theo Nestor, Anne Lamott, and Patricial Hampl.Published 13 days ago by Emily
I love Denis's book. It is so real. It shows that people need to get close and personal to their past, to enhance the human aspects of their life. Read morePublished 19 days ago by burnside robert
As one who values and encourages life writing, I find plenty of people who know they have great family stories but are intimidated at the thought of writing them down. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Linda Austin - MoonbridgeBooks
The Denis Ledoux handbook for writing lifestories (TMIM) is a classic. I have used it in my classes for ten years and the students find it readable, as well as helpful. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Justine Kuntz
Since this book is about truth-telling, a bit of truth-telling from me first: I know author Denis Ledoux and helped edit this book. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Wintergreen
Over my many years I have been fascinated with Ancestry, especially with my own family. As a little kid, I was fortunate enough to sit on my great grandmother's lap and listen to... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Richard L. Hill
Denis Ledoux is my go-to resource and mentor for writing personal and family history. I had the good fortune to participate in his lifewriting workshop and have used his teachings... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Brenda Seekins
I loved this book. It proved to be a practical guide as I worked with older adults, who were reflecting upon and writing their personal and family stories.Published 28 days ago by Mary T. Coffey
This book is a reference desk must have in my library of life story writing texts. Very useful, indeed.Published 1 month ago by Tomatomax