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Memoir your way : tell your story through writing, recipes, quilts, graphic novels, and more / The Memoir Roundtable.

Memoir Roundtable, (editor.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 808.06 MEM SKY (Text) 34207002025295 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Atlanta Branch 808.06.a Memoir (Text) 78294000263863 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 808.06 MEM (Text) 78731000493339 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781510707511 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 204 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Memoir your way -- Five simple steps to telling a true story -- Around the table : cookbooks and food memoirs -- Reinvent your scrapbook -- Create your memoir as a graphic novel -- Memory quilts : a way to celebrate lives -- Nurturing the young storyteller -- You are the bridge : traditions and heritage.
Summary, etc.: "A new approach to family and personal memoirs that includes many creative formats. "Memoir Your Way" inspires family storykeepers to create a memoir using a craft you already know or are inspired to learn to create a personal, polished memoir your family will treasure. Accessible and with broad appeal, this first-of-its-kind book extends the written memoir form to cookbooks, scrapbooks, quilts, and other forms of storytelling. Readers of "Memoir Your Way" will find out how to: Create your own family cookbook like a pro Design, stitch, and create stunning quilts that preserve family memories for the next generation and create a cherished gift, bring out the natural storyteller in children while building self-confidence and a sense of family, write engaging family stories with proven writing tips, enrich scrapbooks with stories that might otherwise be overlooked and techniques that showcase even the memories that weren't preserved in photographs. Turn your story into a graphic novel with hand-drawn illustrations, become the bridge for your heritage between the old world and the new. "Memoir Your Way" makes memoir accessible to everyone, including those who don't see themselves as writers. "Memoir Your Way" is a valuable sourcebook for quickly and easily creating memoirs that celebrate family stories and ancestry"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Scrapbook journaling.
Patchwork quilts.
Food writing.
Autobiography > Authorship.
REFERENCE / Writing Skills.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Scrapbooking.
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Quilts & Quilting.
Genre: Scrapbooks.

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