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Lara, Adair.

Naked, drunk, and writing : shed your inhibitions and craft a compelling memoir or personal essay / Adair Lara. - Rev. ed. - Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2010. - 247 pages ; 21 cm

Originally published: San Francisco : Scottwall Associates, 2009, under title Naked, drunk, and writing : writing essays and memoirs for love and for money.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-232) and index.

Writing down your stories -- The personal essay -- Techniques and practices for essay and memoir -- The memoir -- Getting published -- What you get when you write from life.

"A guide that shows writers how to create a compelling memoir or personal essay, with advice on structure, technique, revision, publication, and conquering writer's block"--Provided by publisher.

9781580084802 158008480X 9781580086561 158008656X

2010022650

GBB076072 bnb

015584222 Uk


Autobiography--Authorship.
Essay--Authorship.
Biography as a literary form.
Autobiography--Authorship.
Biography as a literary form.
Essay--Authorship.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing.
REFERENCE / Writing Skills.

PE1479.A88 / L37 2010

808/.06692

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