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Take your time to go through this book slowly, doing the exercises in order.
Rainer has done a terrific job of making the structure of the scene comprehensible and do-able, and that's applicable to fiction or nonfiction.
If you can afford to buy only one book to help you write your memoir then buy Your Life as Story by Tristine Rainer.
I got this for my Dad who is working on his life story. I hope he can find some helpful hints in the book.Published 23 days ago by KATHY WILSON
It has helped me in writing my book. It has good and helpful. It is a good reference guide. Highly recommend it.Published 4 months ago by jhh
Everybody has a story to tell and through that we come to know what our life means. From the beginning the author favors the description of the new autobiography, here fiction and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ibrahim
Tristine covers all the bases for the craft of writing memoir and personal narrative. Great examples. Very readable. My memoir will be of much higher quality because of her book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Linda A. Marshall
I bought this book a few years ago looking for direction to write my memoir as a novel. This was by far the best book of all I researched. It was like my writing Bible. Read morePublished 12 months ago by mabeemaybenot
The book arrived on time, and is very informative in its content. I have compared it with other books anfound it to be one of the best.Published 15 months ago by Bert Remedios
I wanted to start writing about my life since I have no family near whom I can pass my stories down to. If you want to learn how to write your life story this a must read book.Published 15 months ago by dlmozland
I found Your Life As Story several years ago quite by "accident" at a used bookstore. I read it cover to cover while thinking about writing a memoir detailing my postpartum... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Grace Peterson
Organization is the key to writing a memoir as literature. The information in Your Life as Story was invaluable to my own efforts. Read morePublished on July 18, 2011 by Judith Land