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Write Your Life Story

Share Your Biography With Future Generations

Topics: Writing, General History, Humanities
Cost: $99 Per Course


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Everyone has a story to tell. Don't let yours be lost! Share your life story, or the story of family members with future generations. Children and grandchildren cherish the words we pass on to them and will return to them time and again. This course shows you how to create an exciting and engaging biography or autobiography to share with friends, family and the world. It begins by introducing you to what makes a great biography, including:Why Write Your Life Story?Biography or Autobiography?How to Write Your StoryJournals, Blogs, Articles, Recordings, Stories and NovelsTailoring Your Story for Your AudienceDos and DontsThen you'll choose the approach to organize your story:Fact or FictionChronological OrganizationThematic OrganizationAnecdotal OrganizationYou'll learn techniques for creating professional writing including:Plot vs. StoryStory StructureViewpoint and TenseDialogueSettingsThe heart of the course is a series of writing prompts that will get you brainstorming and turn your ideas into reality. Following these suggestions, your life will take shape on the page, almost magically:Writing Prompts - PhotosWriting Prompts - ConversationsWriting Prompts - Q&AWriting Prompts - AncestorsWriting Prompts - Where Were You When...?Writing Prompts - ChildhoodWriting Prompts - Toys and PossessionsWriting Prompts - PetsWriting Prompts - Growing UpWriting Prompts - AccomplishmentsWriting Prompts - SpiritualityWriting Prompts - HolidaysWriting Prompts - RomanceWriting Prompts - The Black MomentWriting Prompts - ChangesWriting Prompts - Children and GrandchildrenOnce your story is written, we'll look at the fun process of polishing and publishing your story:Writing BigPolishing Your WorkIllustrations and CoversCopyrights and PermissionsFinally, with your manuscript finished, we'll show you how to share it with the world:Getting Into PrintE-booksMarketingNext StepsIn this lively and fun course, Steve Alcorn shows you how to achieve your dream. Step by step, you'll bring your story to life. Imagine the fun you and your family will have sharing these experiences! Whether you're a first time or experienced writer, Write Your Life Story will show you how to share your history with others. Enroll now!


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Large Class
  • Instructor: Steve Alcorn
  • Cost: $99 Per Course
  • Institution: Udemy
  • Topics: Writing, General History, Humanities

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