Writing Memoir (Lit Starts): A Book of Writing Prompts : A Book of Writing Prompts
A Book of Writing Prompts
San Francisco Writers' Grotto, foreword by Julie Lythcott-Haims
A fillin book from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, authors of the bestselling 642 Things series Focus on a single aspect of the craft of writing with help from the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Writing Memoir starts with a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Julie LythcottHaims, who offers pointers for crafting a compelling narrative from your own experiences. The rest of the book consists of prompts and space to write, providing opportunities to reframe aspects of your life in thoughtful and interesting ways. Among other ideas, you'll be asked to write: • a virtual tour of your hometown • a description of what's in your purse or wallet right now • a list of all the lies you've told • an account of a historical event from your own lifetime, in a way that reveals something significant about yourself Perfectly sized to take to a cafe, on vacation, or on your morning commute, this book is designed for practicing your creative writing a little bit at a time. Special Features • Paperback with textured cover stock, flaps, and a layflat binding • Advice from a published writer, followed by fillin prompts and space to write • Part of the Lit Starts series, a collection of singlesubject writing prompt books by the San Francisco Writers' Grotto Check out the other books in this series: Writing Action, Writing Character, Writing Dialogue, Writing Humor, and Writing Scifi and Fantasy.
TheSan Francisco Writers' Grotto is a community of writers that was founded in 1993. It now has more than 100 members who share workspace and teach classes in downtown San Francisco. Julie LythcottHaims is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult and the critically acclaimed memoir Real American. Dorothy Hearst is the author of the Wolf Chronicles trilogy, an Indie Next pick, and coauthor of the At the Heels of History chapter book series.