1 edition of How to tell a story of my father found in the catalog.
How to tell a story of my father
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121).
|LC Classifications||N9110.A1 S27 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||121 p. :|
|Number of Pages||121|
|LC Control Number||2010512869|
Anyone with a story to tell can write a book, either for their own enjoyment or to publish for all to see. Getting started is often the hardest part, so set up a good workspace, create a regular writing schedule, and stay motivated to keep writing something every : M. THE BENEFICIARY Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father By Janny Scott “Begin at the beginning,” the King of Hearts says to the White Rabbit, “and go on until you come to the end.
I wrote my memoir, Falling Through the Earth, about my relationship with my father, who was a tunnel rat in Vietnam in , while I was living in Sofia, of the people who would. My father is the most important man in our family and his conduct and behavior have a great influence on me. He is the one who works to keep the family well-fed and educated. Apart from being our financial backbone, he is a great psychological help too. His presence gives a sense of security to all the family members and provides emotional comfort.
Then, too, there is the absentee — the man who isn’t there either literally or emotionally. He shapes his children in different ways. This is the story told to me about her father by a. This book was awarded the TD Children's Literature Award, so I was really looking forward to reading it. Set in South Africa during the Boer War, Stones For My Father introduces us to Corlie, a heroine with nerve, smarts, compassion, and an abundance of courage/5.
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Although it is comforting to receive feedback from my early readers that my book is engaging, inspiring, and funny, I'm really writing it for myself, and having a grand time doing it. There is nothing like the gratification I get from translating the noise in my head into words that blend together to tell a great story.
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