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How to write your personal or family history : (if you don't do it, who will?) / Katie Funk Wiebe ; foreword by Joanna Wiebe.

Wiebe, Katie Funk, (author.). Wiebe, Joanna. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola GEN CIRC 808.06 WIE (Text) 33118000172728 Reference: Circulating Genealogy and Reference Available -
Eckhart PL - Willennar Genealogy Center US WRITE FAMILY HISTORY (Text) 840191002027916 Genealogy - Research Room Available -
 Item Location: Section F Shelf 7 [ 2017-09-15 @ ECKRT-GEN ]
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 808.06 WIEBE (Text) 37743002211193 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield IC 808.06 Wiebe (Text) 31208912244888 local history & genealogy Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 808.06 WIE (Text) 78731000500339 New NF Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 808.06 WIEBE (Text) 33946003215956 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781680991826
  • ISBN: 1680991825
  • Physical Description: xiv, 214 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Good Books, [2017]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: You have a story waiting to be told -- Putting together the puzzle of life -- Getting started writing about yourself -- Writing about other people -- Choose a theme and plot -- Stories are always winners -- Becoming comfortable with your family's story -- One life, many stages -- History happens to everyone -- Memories are also made of these -- Optional writing tasks -- Final hurdles to the finished product.
Summary, etc.: This is a practicaland encouraginghow-to book from a long-time teacher of personal and family history writing. Katie Funk Wiebe helps beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives. She gives hints for recalling distant memories and tracking down family heirlooms. This is a serious but accessible resource for undertaking your personal or family history writing. In these pages, you'll find: Tips on writing, Exercises to prod the memory, And advice on looking at the broad scope of a well-lived life.
Subject: Autobiography > Authorship > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genealogy > Authorship > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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