logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
KateSun, dias, soloMia, Linda Sauseda, Virginia Lawton
57975 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,975 Registered Members
417 Forums
116,421 Topics
827,984 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 356
Styxx 133
Mona - Astronomy 133
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 103
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 68
Angie 51
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 50
Angela - Drama Movies 24
Sheryl T 24
Susan - Meditation Editor 22
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#146991 - 09/02/04 06:23 PM Writing a book about my life
Anonymous
Unregistered


I have a burning desire to write a book about my life as a child in a large family - the various trials and tribulations then and what has happened to the family and myself to date. It has consumed my life and I feel I need to do it but have no idea how to go about it. Would welcome any discussion or advise. cheers :rolleyes:

Top
#146992 - 09/03/04 03:59 AM Re: Writing a book about my life
Dozski Offline
Newbie

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 1
Loc: California
Have you started writing notes on your memories?

If you journal you have already begun your book. This is a perfect way to start. I recently reviewed the first draft of a biography about family. The author's reason for writing her book is the same as yours. Her stories came together by simply writing her thoughts in a notebook. After a while she realized that she had a story to tell.

Go for it and just start writing. This type of book seems to be very popular these days.

Vannie(~.~)

Top
#146993 - 09/05/04 03:51 PM Re: Writing a book about my life
M o e Offline
Tiger

Registered: 02/25/04
Posts: 6398
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I took a course at Writer's Weekly that was amazing. It helped me approach it from a chronological manner and to recall things I thought I had forgotten. Here's the link:
http://writersweekly.com/wwu/courses/memories.html
_________________________
M.E. Wood - Large & Lovely Editor
Latest Large and Lovely Article
* Meghan Tonjes, Singer/Songwriter
Latest Favorite Things Blog
* Wool Pea Coat Review
Latest Squidoo Lens
* Plus Size Active Wear

Top
#146994 - 09/07/04 07:04 PM Re: Writing a book about my life
Dozski Offline
Newbie

Registered: 01/16/05
Posts: 1
Loc: California
Hi Moe,

I am familiar with Writers Weekly and its publisher Angela Hoy but I did not realize she taught classes. I can't thank you enough for bringing WW to my attention, I had not visited this site in a long time. I have put the link in my favs <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Top
#146995 - 09/08/04 08:01 PM Re: Writing a book about my life
M o e Offline
Tiger

Registered: 02/25/04
Posts: 6398
Loc: Ontario, Canada
You're welcome. <img src="/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />
_________________________
M.E. Wood - Large & Lovely Editor
Latest Large and Lovely Article
* Meghan Tonjes, Singer/Songwriter
Latest Favorite Things Blog
* Wool Pea Coat Review
Latest Squidoo Lens
* Plus Size Active Wear

Top

Moderator:  Vannie 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
European Astrofest 2016
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
23 minutes 25 seconds ago
Spiritual Quotes
by Debbie-SpiritualityEditor
Spirituality
Today at 04:20 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Angie
Inspiration
Today at 04:20 PM
Egg Cookers
by Nancy Roussy
Quick Cooking
Today at 03:17 PM
NHRA has left ESPN2 and moved to FOX.
by SK Morrow
Motorsports
Today at 02:36 PM
Sewing Machine Dust Covers
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor
Sewing
Today at 02:03 PM
Top 3 Favorite stores
by CassieLyons
Women's Fashion
Today at 12:47 PM
Crazy Enough to Wear This?
by Mona - Astronomy
Women's Fashion
Today at 12:35 PM
Stars and galaxies
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 12:10 PM
What exercise did you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Exercise
Today at 11:07 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 61 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.